How often do lions eat people?
Not very often. They will eat people if they are scared and extreemly hungry, but usually lions are afraid of people.
no They will eat the dead and dying one's. Actually, hyenas have proven to be better predators than lions are. The old belief that they were strictly scavenders was based on biased observations. Lions often kill hyenas, and a pack of hyenas have killed isolated lions and cubs, but hyenas do not hunt lions regularly.
Lions can keep population of other animals in control. Lions often eat animals that are herbivores (don't eat meat). If lions didn't eat these animals, the population of these animals would get out of control and they would eat all the grass, leaves, etc. These animals would then have no food and species could go extinct because of the shortage of food. Other carnivores (meat eaters) would then have no food source (herbivores) and they…