Lion Nutrition

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Robyn
  • Created on: 13-02-14 15:31
Why do lions need lipids?
high energy store, insulation and storage
1 of 10
what are the benefits of Whole Carcass consumption?
Encouraging natural behaviour, improves teeth and gums, better quality meat and improves digestive efficiency
2 of 10
What is a polypeptide?
many peptide bonds connected to amino acids
3 of 10
Where can Lions receive Vitamin A from, in the wild and in captivity?
In the liver
4 of 10
what are the main deficiencies of lack of calcium in captive lions?
bowed legs and arthritis, as well as metabolic bone disease
5 of 10
what must be given to hinder calcium deficiencies?
Bones from the carcass, or calcium supplements
6 of 10
at which stage is the calcium deficiency most common?
the young and growing, and those nursing young
7 of 10
what should the calcium phosphorus ratio be?
roughly 2 parts calcium, 1 part phosphorous
8 of 10
what is protein useful for, especially in lions?
muscle growth and repair, hair growth, hormones
9 of 10
when should water be provided for lions?
Constant supply and access
10 of 10

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

what are the benefits of Whole Carcass consumption?

Back

Encouraging natural behaviour, improves teeth and gums, better quality meat and improves digestive efficiency

Card 3

Front

What is a polypeptide?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Where can Lions receive Vitamin A from, in the wild and in captivity?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

what are the main deficiencies of lack of calcium in captive lions?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Accounting resources:

See all Accounting resources »See all Animal Management resources »