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 Post subject: Re: Coalition of Male Lions!
Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 16, 2010 6:04 am 
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Saw a coalition of 4 adult, but young males on the border of the Sable pride a week or so ago. Don't know who they are. :whistle:

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 Post subject: Re: Coalition of Male Lions!
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Report just in that one of the Majingilane's has killed a young male member of the Styx pride in Sabi Sands...probably this morning. :(

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 Post subject: Re: Coalition of Male Lions!
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In June this year I saw a coalition of 5 males on the S41 about 1 km from the S90 intersection. The next morning I saw them again this time on the S90 about a kilometre south of the S41 intersection. Unfortunately on both occassions they were far in and I could not get a decent photo.

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 Post subject: Re: Coalition of Male Lions!
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Here is a link to a coalition of 6 Male Lions


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 Post subject: Lion Coalitions
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After reading about the 6 male pride near croc bridge, I so wanted to see them, but no luck yet.
I try and visit Balule as much as possible and decided on Friday that a quick one nighter for Saturday will do the trick.
Then this morning on the way home we were driving down the S90 when we drove into a bit of a roadblock.
5 Male lions :dance:
There were 4 in the road, and 1 in the grass next to the road (just so I could not fit them all into one photo :evil: )
They were at Shitsalaleni pan, and I was wondering if anyone else has ever seen them.
They certainly were an impressive bunch together :thumbs_up:
I'll post some photos in the morning.


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 Post subject: Re: Not quite 6 - but still impressive
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Thank you jb72 :D nice to know :D
How far up the s90? Balule side, or satara side?

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 Post subject: Re: Not quite 6 - but still impressive
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Sorry about the delay - my internet has been off all day. The joys of living in the middle of nowhere :lol:

The lions were at Shitsalaleni pan cheetah2111, which is about halfway between Bangu WH and the S41.

The sight that greeted us in the road:

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And no.5 next to the road:

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They soon got up and went for a drink of water, but still I was only able to photogragh 4 of them :evil:

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I would still love to know if anyone else has ever seen them.


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 Post subject: Re: Not quite 6 - but still impressive
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@jb72, stunning pics! :clap:
Most definitely a goose bumps moment!
I have never been lucky enough to see more than two pride males together.
Can only imagine what it must have been like to stumble onto a sighting like that!

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 Post subject: male lion coalition near satara
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Hi everyone :D On the 2nd of April I came across 6 fully grown male lions on the H6!! These 6 lions then had a fight with a younger male lion (who probably owns the territory)

Would love to know if you have seen this lot?? And keep updates on their wherabouts and if they are still together!

here is 4 of them in the road

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Then they started moving off to battle!
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Here is one that walked over from right of the road
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and another!
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Here is the video of the fight!
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A video of the injured male
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 Post subject: Re: male lion coalition near satara
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Hi cheetah2111... the videos just show as photos. I think you have put them in the wrong format. :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: male lion coalition near satara
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Hi Flutterby! thnx for letting me know!
I just tried myself. Initially it appeared just the same as a photo, but then after a few seconds it showed the video in photobucket :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: male lion coalition near satara
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Sorry. :redface: Liked the commentary :lol: ...did the people behind you eventually see the lion? :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: male lion coalition near satara
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Hey Cheetah2111,

I just watched a TV programme on Nat Geo Wild called "Lion Wars", about a megapride in the Nwanetsi area. I'm not sure when it was filmed but at the end of it there were 6 adolescent males who were about to be kicked out of the pride.

Who knows...maybe they are the same lions. :hmz:

*edit* The programme was called "Lion Army". :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: male lion coalition near satara
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Flutterby that is very interesting! Thank you for informing me :D
ColWD asked me the same on my TR! Who knows ... it is an interesting prospect :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: male lion coalition near satara
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If you have DSTV look out for the programme. I'm sure it will be on again. :wink:

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