Here's Everything "The Lion King" Gets Wrong About Lions
It should actually be The Lion Queen.
Right: lion prides claim ownership over a specific territory on which they live and hunt.
Wrong: lion prides aren't patriarchal – they're matriarchal!
Wrong: newborn cubs aren't presented to the pride.
Right: Simba leaves the pride he was born into.
Wrong: adult lions never return to their birth prides.
Wrong: Simba and Nala would never mate.
Right(ish): related lions form partnerships to help them secure and maintain spots as breeding males in a pride.
Right (in the remake): Scar wouldn't have a dark mane.
Right: lions and hyenas are enemies.
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