GRIZZLY BEAR
VS
AFRICAN LION

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360
WEIGHT (kg)
190

48
TOP SPEED (km/h)
80

751
BITE FORCE (N)
1,768

30,000
APPETITE (calories/day)
9,000

1
HUMANS KILLED PER YEAR
250

It’s a popular match-up in pub arguments, although its unlikely that the two animals would ever meet. A grizzly can weigh almost twice as much as an African lion, so they can soak up more damage. The lion is faster over short distances though, so its best bet would be to make a run for it.


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