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False: Although they may give preference to their own cubs, lionesses will often suckle cubs from other related mothers in the pride. Research has shown that up to 30% of a female's milk is used to feed the cubs of other mothers. This helps to ensure a higher cub survival rate and, by helping to raise her sisters' offspring, each lioness is enhancing her own genes' success.

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