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Re: No Battle At Kruger - Lion SNEEZES Its Opportunity To Ki

Unread postby DinkyBird » Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:41 pm

:lol: :lol: Great video, and a good laugh! The lioness is just adorable!
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Re: No Battle At Kruger - Lion SNEEZES Its Opportunity To Ki

Unread postby ossendryver » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:03 pm

Hi
I don't know If you realize but she actually sneezes again right at the end when she is walking past the Impalas

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Re: No Battle At Kruger - Lion SNEEZES Its Opportunity To Ki

Unread postby ossendryver » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:21 pm

Thanks, It was really hard.
We watched them for over a half an hour doing nothing and then with in 10 minutes this all went on.
That probably caught me by surprise and started the adrenaline

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I think that makes sense.
If she was REALLY hungry she would of most probably kept in that sneeze!

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Re: Lion

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Re: Lion

Unread postby bornfree » Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:10 am

Buffalo_Soldier :clap: :clap:
Thanks for sharing, your lions are just beautiful.

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Re: Lion

Unread postby onewithnature » Fri Jan 06, 2012 11:19 am

Buffalo Soldier, Crested Val ... beautiful cats! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lion

Unread postby Meerkitty » Fri Jan 06, 2012 6:27 pm

Superb pics Crested Val and Buffalo_Soldier :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lion

Unread postby buffalo_soldier » Thu Jan 12, 2012 5:26 pm

A mating pair on the doispane road....

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Re: Satara Sightings

Unread postby bushchild » Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:10 am

[url][/url]ImageHere is one of my best sightings on the S100
1st sept Croc bridge
2nd -7th Satara
7th-12th Berg en Dal

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Re: Lion

Unread postby Leeukos » Wed May 16, 2012 7:54 pm

A Lion sleeping on the H1-2 road just outside of Skukuza in the Kruger National Park.

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The roar of a male lion can be heard from a distance of, as much as, eight kilometers.
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Re: Lion

Unread postby Leeukos » Wed May 16, 2012 7:56 pm

A Lion sleeping on the H1-2 road just outside of Skukuza in the Kruger National Park.

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Did You Know? :hmz:
The record weight of a male lion in the Kruger National Park is 225 kg. (Avg lion weight is 190 kg.)
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Re: Lion

Unread postby Leeukos » Wed May 16, 2012 7:58 pm

A Lion sleeping on the H1-2 road just outside of Skukuza in the Kruger National Park.

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Did You Know? :hmz:
The weight record of a male lion, is that of a lion from Mount Kenia that weighed 272 kg. (Avg lion weight is 190 kg.)
"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
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Re: Lion

Unread postby Meerkitty » Wed May 16, 2012 8:05 pm

Thanks for sharing the pics Leeukos, and the interesting facts as well :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lion

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Wed May 16, 2012 11:09 pm

Are you sure about the fact of the heaviest weighed Kruger Lion? :wink:
The Sable Pride Male weighs higher than that :wink:
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Re: Lion

Unread postby Leeukos » Thu May 17, 2012 6:00 am

Hi Cheetah. Yes, I got these facts of lions from a book called ... :whistle: (Don't know if we may name books on this site...)

The book was printed in December 2010 which means the information can already be a few years old.

What does the Sable Pride lion currently weigh ?? :hmz:
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