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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:23 pm

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Fri Nov 29, 2013 10:49 am

Waking up from an afternoon nap and knowing there is a nice snack waiting for you!!! Al you have to do is yawn, stretch and walk down to the road!!

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Mr T..............

In all his glory!!! Look at that stomach!!!

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Dec 06, 2013 9:53 pm

lion queen....more please.... :cam:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

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Late afternoon, after a whole day of sleeping, on your way to the waterhole!!

Love sleep curls in your hair!
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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

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Breakfast at Kamfersboom.............

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

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Two of the party of 4!!

Two lions and two lionesses sharing one BWB!!

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:25 pm

Thanks Jan,

Not nearly as amazing like your mom and cubs, but a great sighting we had all to ourselves!!

Early morning at Auchterlonie............

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Collared lioness..........

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Beauty and the Beast.............


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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby jaffles » Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:36 am

successfully lioness with two cubs

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Dec 13, 2013 4:38 pm

Young Male look us in the eye.......wonder what was he thinking.... :think:

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Joubie » Sun Dec 15, 2013 1:55 pm

A short video taken on the 8/12/2012 at Kij Kij waterhole.

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On our last morning drive this beautiful male came over the dunes just as we arrived at Kij Kij and there were also two other groups in the area. A female with 2 sub adult cubs and 3 young sub adult males. We managed to capture a little of show of dominance before the video camera battery went flat. It was one of the most amazing sightings we have witnessed. :dance:

What a way to end our holiday.

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Re: Lions Of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Morkel777 » Wed Dec 18, 2013 3:00 pm

Perhaps he has been replaced then - he is still alive as Hannes Lochner saw him at the Ta Shebube lodge in the same week (same area too). Perhaps his pride also moved into an adjacent area or something - lion dynamics are always shifting.

This lion is also beaufitul. The way I pick out Mufasa is that his mane stretches all the way over his rump and even down to his elbows. Check the previous images posted of him - here's another one.

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This guy you posted actually looks like one of Mufasa's brothers. They were a coalition of 3 before they "seemed" to have split up by November 2012. His 2 brothers were part of the small pride I watched take down an eland at Samevloeiing one morning during that trip. See below:

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