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SOLUTIONS FOR IVORY COAST AND KENYA: ANIMALS

1. 8.7 ft; 342.5 lbs; 12.5 lbs; 12.5/342.5; 8 or 9

2. 2585 lbs; 17.5 miles; lions travel in prides and work cooperatively to kill prey; long tongue helps them eat grasses from the ground below.

3. 450 lbs; 20 miles

4. 125 lbs for the lions; 300 lbs for the cheetahs; 175 more lbs of food needed

5. 140 lbs; 31.5 in; 1 hyena; 2 hyenas

6.
ANIMAL AVERAGE HEIGHT AVERAGE WEIGHT FOOD
Lion 8.7 ft 342.5 lbs meat
Giraffe 15.3 ft 2585 lbs grass/leaves
Zebra 4.17 ft 450 lbs grass
Cheetah 4.35 ft 171.25 lbs meat
Hyena 2.6 ft 140 lbs meat

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