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Lion

Panthera leo

Description:

This Lion was astride Simba Koppies in the Serengeti, a favoured site for Lions and inspiration for the Lion King's Pride Rock. This magnificent male was pulling burrs out of his mane using his teeth.



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7 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 4 years ago

Hi Adam,
I have created a Mission for East Africa and cordially invite you to add you serengeti photos to this new mission.
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/4028...

Vishu
Vishu 7 years ago

very nice shot!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Regal spotting,
Enjoyed your series a lot and especially Bush Hyrax
thanks for sharing,

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 7 years ago

Oh wow! What a beauty!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

And now I have a name to put to it! :)

AdamRiley
AdamRiley 7 years ago

Hi Karen - looks like the same rock, very nice!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Lovely photo!
I think I have a photo of a young lioness on the same rock http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/707...

Mara, Tanzania

Lat: -2.42, Long: 34.69

Spotted on May 28, 2009
Submitted on Dec 28, 2011

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