Animals and human beings both have the ability to reproduce… Their species’ survival is thus ensured. Because of this, animals breed in order to produce progeny. Even the king of the jungle is not exempt from the rules of mating. Nevertheless, it is the mating ritual of the lion and lioness that attracts the majority of people’s curiosity. When lions are mating, do you ever wonder why they appear so enraged?
Regarding the same, there are a lot of misconceptions. However, the fundamental reason for all of the growling and furious appearance is because the male lion is attempting to avoid biting the lioness’s neck skin or ears with his fangs and teeth. Wherever possible, the lion will try to avoid biting the lioness as much as possible, as he requires her to be alive and healthy in order to sire his babies.
In addition, the lion’s penis is densely packed with spines, which contributes to his growling. As unnerving as it may sound, these lions’ penile spines have been shown to be effective in the scraping of a lioness’s vaginal wall, which can result in ovulation and the possible birth of pups.
For this ovulation to occur, the lion and his female companion will have to mate 50–100 times over the course of the following few days..…See More