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Top 5 Strange Lion Facts

        Animals | Carnivores

3. A Manicurist's Nightmare

A lion's claws are not only very sharp, but also retractable, which helps maintain the big cat's slice-and-dice capabilities by preventing injury during play. Their claws grow as a series of layers. These eventually shred to expose new claws that can reach lengths of up to 1 1/2 inches from the base to tip.


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