Brutal Lion Infanticide and Mating | Battle of the Sexes In The Animal World

Brutal Lion Infanticide and Mating | Battle of the Sexes In The Animal World



To all the people arguing, the goal is not to avoid being a step lion dad, it’s to transmit stronger genes. This system has its issues since the lions that are older may have been stronger but when the lions are young it ensures only a strong pride of lions can survive and be part of the next generation. There’s no joy or pleasure in infanticide, even though they’re doing it it’s a step taken for safety and for the pride’s prosperity. You cant feed all your lionesses kids especially if she’s had multiple that’s too much strain on the hunters and the animals getting hunted in the environment.


Its so strange how nature calls for lionesses to mate with the same males that killed her cubs and overthrew their father. This seems so taboo and unthinkable to humans yet it is just a normal part of life for lions and some other animals.

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