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white lions are in captivity because they r rare and endangered.

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There are about 1000 in captivity.

There are plenty of White lions in captivity, and a small but viable wild population.

White lions are not a seperate species from regualr lions, so if lions are endangered, so are white lions. White lions are only a few in the wild, it's a genetic hiccup that would prevent them from surviving in the wild. Most white lions are bred in captivity.

White lions either sleep in a cage in captivity, or if it's one of the few wild ones, out in the African savannah.

white lions live in Africa like normal lionsWhite lions are very rare and most die if lived in the wild due to people hunting them for their pelts. White lions are only found in captivity due to this.

Apart from color, White lions are exactly the same as tawny lions. If raised in captivity, they might like people. In the wild, they don't.

there were many roaming free but now all live in captivity

The kind of food given to lions in captivity is beef as it is cheaper.

Yes. There was a small group of white lions in Kruger National Park, and someone decided they should be "saved." Today, most white lions are in captivity and bred for the white trait. See the white tiger page on, it says it applies to white lions too. Nasty stuff.

Almost all White Lions are in captivity because they are not able to camouflage themselves in the wild, so they can't hide to hunt or hide from enemies and they die in the wild.

there are not that many left in the wild maybe 5 most are breed in captivity

* *Lions live, on average, 10-14 years in the wild. In captivity, they can live to be older than 25 years of age.15

White lions occasionally have been encountered in and around Kruger National Park and the adjacent Timbavati Private Game Reserve in eastern South Africa, but are more commonly found in captivity.

we can find white lions in south africa but because of hunter they are endangered and they are very less white lionsA few white lions have been found in Kruger National Park in Africa, but the majority of white lions today are found in zoos, exhibits, or as pets. To get white fur, breeders must inbreed lions with that trait. Because all kinds of people visit this site, I won't go into the details. Basically, it's the same deal with white tigers.In short: A few in the wild, a lot in captivity.

Lions live 13-25 years in captivity.Lions live different amount of time in captivity. It depends greatly on the conditions of the zoo. Lions live around forty years in good conditions but live longer in the wild.13-25 years.

In the wild lions only live to be about 14. When in captivity lions can live to be about 25.

No, there are no species of lions in Australia in the wild, only in captivity.

White lions are basically lions that are white. They are very rare.

Sea Lions live longer in captivity. An average life span for a sea lion in the wild is 18 years and 23 in captivity. But, that does not mean an animal in the wild can't live longer than one in captivity.

Lions usually eat,sleep, and ROAR. They don't have worries that they would have in the wild. They don't have to hunt for food nor protect their pride. They have it easy for themselves in captivity. And plus they live longer in captivity. Lions in the wildonly live 10-14 years, but in captivity they live for about20 years. WOW! Thanks 4 readin'

white lions are not as agresive as normal lions

Barbary lions were large lions that roamed northern Africa. Except for a few that are in captivity, they are considered extinct in the wild.

Lions live for about 15 years in the wild, and about 24 years in captivity

They are fed meat by a zoo keeper.

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