Do lions have the same blood types as Humans?
Like if you have to give a lion a blood transfusion due to blood loss from an injury, can you use human blood as long as you have the right blood type?
- Elaine MLv 72 months ago
No, felines have different blood types than humans.
The distribution of glucose in the blood of humans and animals is diff erent. ... For example in humans the percentage of glucose in the red blood cells is 42%, whereas 58% of the glucose is situated in plasma.
Feline blood types are divided into three groups: A, B, and AB. About 90 percent of domestic cats in the U.S. have type A blood; B is usually found in some of the more exotic purebreds. AB is the rarest type. No one type is a universal donor when it comes to cats.
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- busterwasmycatLv 72 months ago
the lion would identify the human blood as a foreign body, an "Invader". Wrong antigen types. Heck, even human blood can be deadly to other humans for the same reason, and we more or less all have the same blood. It is the "less" part that is the problem, tiny details. Other animals don't even fit the "More" part of "same" blood.
- daniel gLv 72 months ago
It is mammalian blood but each animal is different and like humans, can be more than one type within a species.
No, human blood will only work for humans and then, the right type.
- MorningfoxLv 72 months ago
Human blood has many different types of chemical factors that are harmful inside a lion blood system. For example, the A/B/AB antigens are much different from the antigens in humans, even though they have the same name. The lion would die, painfully.
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- Anonymous2 months ago
No they do not. They last shared an ancestor with humans about 65 million years ago. That is way too long for us to be able to receive lion blood.