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Head to head: Grizzly bear vs African lion

Head to head: Grizzly bear vs African lion

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Who would win in a battle between two of nature's greatest living predators?

GRIZZLY BEARVSAFRICAN LION
360WEIGHT (kg)190
48TOP SPEED (km/h)80
751BITE FORCE (N)1,768
30,000APPETITE (calories/day)9,000
1HUMANS KILLED PER YEAR250

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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