Nearly all wild lions live in Sub-Saharan Africa, but a small number of Asian lions exist
in India's Gir Forest. Although the two species live far from each other, Asian lions and
African lions are 61 same species.
Asian lions once prowled（潜行）around from the Middle East 62 India. Now, only
200 t0 260 0f these 63 (amaze) animals survive in the wild: The Gir Forest's dry woods
64 (be) once a royal hunting ground Today they are a reserve 65 the endangered
Asian lions 66 (protect).
Lions are the only cats that live in groups,_67 (call) prides（狮群）.All of a pride's
female lions are related and female babies 68 (usual) stay with the group as they grow.
Young males eventually leave and may have their own prides by 69 (take) over a group
headed by another male.
Male lions usually defend the pride's territory （地盘）. They mark the area and chase off
animals that come to their territory. Female lions are the pride's primary__70 (hunt).
they often work together to hunt large mammals.