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Unread postPosted: Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:10 am 
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Thanks for sharing, your lions are just beautiful.

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

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Superb pics Crested Val and Buffalo_Soldier :thumbs_up:


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A mating pair on the doispane road....

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[url][/url]ImageHere is one of my best sightings on the S100

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

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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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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.)

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


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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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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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:lol: I'm sure the book's name is not a problem.
But in any case the Sable pride male was weighed a few years ago. Maybe 2008 or 2009 region. And he was a giant among lions. I wish I knew the exact weight. Around 200kg's when he still had quite a lot of growing to do! Some of the younger elephants have fallen prey to the Sable Pride with this huge male!
So I am quite sure your book was correct!
However I suspect that the Sable Pride male overtook 225kgs. I wonder if he still lives? :hmz: Without the proof of weighing him we will never know though! Just interesting 8)

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Hi,

We saw these mating pair of lions on the H4-1 near Skukuza.

A very nice specimen, definately the King of the Beasts.

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Here is the female

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That lion looks massive :big_eyes:


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You cannot beat the majesty of a mighty male lion :clap: :clap:

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