Fascinating World Of The Largest Lion

The lion, also known as the king of the jungle, is one of the most iconic creatures on Earth.

Panthera leo

Scientific name

Among the various subspecies, Samson was recorded as the largest lion ever.

Savannas and grasslands of Africa


Samson was a majestic creature weighing over 900 pounds, making him one of the largest lions in history.

Up to 15 years in the wild, up to 25 years in captivity


Samson’s unique genetic variations resulted in his enormous size, strength, and significant mane.

Carnivorous, preying on large herbivores such as zebras, wildebeests, and buffalo


The size of a lion plays a crucial role in its survival, as the larger the lion, the higher up in the hierarchy it stands.

Up to 4 meters tall and can weigh up to 5,500 kg

Average Size

Larger lions are more likely to succeed in taking over pride and  securing their position as the dominant male, ensuring their survival  and access to the best resources available.

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