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Lionesses in tree

Panthera leo

Description:

It is believed that lions climb trees in order to get away from tsetse flies (large flies with a nasty bite) and to enjoy a cool breeze. Tree-climbing lions aren't very common. While cubs climb trees for fun, adult lions rarely do, except in the Serengeti and Manyama.

Habitat:

Serengeti, Tanzania

Notes:

These 3 lionesses were sleeping soundly in the limbs of an acacia tree.

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4 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Thanks Arun!

Arun
Arun 8 years ago

Great Spotting ..

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Thanks Gosia!

Gtwildphoto
Gtwildphoto 8 years ago

Rare to see. Great catch

KarenL
Spotted by
KarenL

Mara, Tanzania

Spotted on Oct 28, 2008
Submitted on Dec 8, 2011

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