At Super Bowl XLIX, Katy Perry wowed us by both opening and closing the show for Missy Elliott. The “fruit sister” also rode upon a giant lion (or tiger) while singing the lyrics: “You’re gonna hear me roar / Louder, louder than a lion.”
Do you think Simba’s crew is the best you can do for volume? Here are five facts about lions and sound. Buuut two aren’t true. Which ones?
Katy Perry, Lion & Roarin’ // 3 Facts, 2 Fake Facts
1 | A lion can roar louder than the Super Bowl fans at University of Phoenix Stadium.
2 | If Katy Perry roared exactly as loud as a lion right in your lucky face, your nostril hairs and eyes would start vibrating.
3 | If Katy Perry really wanted decibels, she would name check a breed of shrimp, not a lion.
4 | A lion’s roar charts in the top five noisiest animal sounds on Earth.
5 | More people attended this Super Bowl than there are wild lions and tigers combined.
You got it? Answers on page 2.
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