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Why Rival Lions Rarely Get in Each Other?s Way

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Why Rival Lions Rarely Get in Each Other?s Way

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Lion prides can have territories that overlap with each other and yet rival lions rarely come in contact. One of the reasons is ?scent-marking? ? it?s a chemical boundary that identifies which territory belongs to which pride.

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The wilds of Zambia are a tough place to live. Food can be scarce, and hidden dangers lurk everywhere. For some animals, there's safety in numbers. Witness the different ways buffalo, lions, hyenas, wild dogs, and even some birds work together to help each other protect their offspring, overcome predators, hunt, and defend their territory. When every day presents new threats to survival, teamwork is everything.

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