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 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Tue May 29, 2012 12:28 am 
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Had this two powerful brothers near the s36 entrance this year:

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Superb pics, Mant and Rookie. :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Great pictures.

We found this male on the H12 (road other the bridge to join the Tshokwane road)

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and then then the young cubs before the Mantimahle dam

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Superb pics of the LIONS. Great sightings and loved all of the pics.

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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We found this guy on close to Skukuza this past weekend.
Don't want to give to much away, still have to save something for the TR... :lol:
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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Great pic gerharddb

Really Magnificent Male. He looks like he had a few battles.

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Wow what a magnificent Male :mrgreen:

Photo taken on the Tshokwane road

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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:thumbs_up: Nice one Jan!
An old muncher if you take a look at the broken canine.

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Saw this guy on H1-3 in Kruger in October 2011

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After he was finished...along came his partner in crime and her turn at the feast

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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WOW, Great pics SurfCindy. :clap: :clap:

Thank you soo much for sharing

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Does anyone know about the markings these two young males have on their shoulders? These males were seen near Berg En Dal. What first appears to be a "normal scar" takes on new meaning when you notice that both males have the identical marks- one on the left shoulder and the other has it on his right. I think you can make it out on the pictures (even at small size) the marking looks like an underlined c. I asked the guide if it was for research, and he said researchers only collar the lions. I haven't had time to look through all of the forum postings (we just returned from the trip), so please forgive me if this topic has been covered somewhere!

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Thanks for the pics guys :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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A very sad pic, a dead lioness :(

But I wondered if it was natural for them to go this "black" colour, or if something else happened. Any insight would be greatly appreciated

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Great image of the kill :clap:

Sjoe very sad indeed when any any animal died ...may be TB?:cry:

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