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Re: Lion

Unread postby Nico » Wed Oct 26, 2011 4:15 pm

Three young male lions on the move in the Kgalagadi. :wink:

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Re: Lion

Unread postby mikath » Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:55 pm

We had 3 weeks in the park in September and saw lions nearly every day
Here is a couple of my favorite pic's
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Re: Lion

Unread postby kittykat23uk » Sat Nov 12, 2011 10:34 am

Hi all, this lion, part of a pride seen on the S100 looks like a real bruiser. does anyone have any stories to tell about him?

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PA134966 Lion by kittykat23uk, on Flickr

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Re: Satara Sightings

Unread postby sandeep » Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:36 pm

Hi

On the 24th of Oct we saw over 10 lion cubs on the S 100, about 500m from the S41/S 100 T point. Some of the other vehicles claimed to have seen 15 cubs. They were seen from 0545 hours till 0945 when they went deeper into the bush on both sides of the road. What was surprising was the absence of any adult lions. The cubs were wandering around without any supervision and some went off on one side of the S 100 while others were on the other side. Would anyone have any idea what happened to the cubs and the rest of the pride?? A few pics of the cubs are given below
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Re: Lion

Unread postby Vlakvarkvrou » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:59 pm

I agree with o-dog - nice Lion pictures. Issi - this one is a bit friendlier than the big guy above :D We took the photos on the 29 Nov 2011 a few meters from the Afsaal entrance.

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Re: Lion

Unread postby Meerkitty » Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:08 pm

Hi all :D
Saw these lions on the s128, it was 42 degrees at midday! Just posting a few of them.....

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Pretorius Kop - 26 November
Punda Maria - 27/28 November
Satara - 29 November - 1 December
Maroela - 2/3 December

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Re: Lion

Unread postby mikath » Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:42 pm

What amazing photo's mikath :clap:

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Re: Lion

Unread postby Jock » Thu Dec 08, 2011 1:14 am

Nothing can chill out quiet like a lion can.
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Re: Lion

Unread postby bornfree » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:01 am

Hi Meerkitty :D
Gorgeous lions, I cant tell from your pics but how many were in this pride.

I keep records of all the prides between Lower Sabie and Tshokwane so am very interested to hear more about them.

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Re: Lion

Unread postby Meerkitty » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:06 am

Hi :)

There were 4 lions - 2 males and 2 females :thumbs_up:
When we came across them, they were all lying very close, so it was like a bundle of lions :lol:
Pretorius Kop - 26 November
Punda Maria - 27/28 November
Satara - 29 November - 1 December
Maroela - 2/3 December

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Re: Lion

Unread postby buffalo_soldier » Wed Dec 14, 2011 11:05 am

hey kittykat!

We saw the same Male on a night drive on the 21 of October, near the S100. He was part of a pride which had just made a kill.... We watched them feasting on that zebra and later we found the Male with the big wound on his back, directly on the road.....

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Re: Lion

Unread postby kallis1786 » Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:53 pm

Great pictures Buffalo Soldier. The Lion might have gotten into a fight with other Lions by the looks of it. But great pictures, Lions are such great creatures, No wonder they are my favourite.

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Re: Lion

Unread postby Crested Val » Sun Dec 18, 2011 9:23 am

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Croc Bridge Nov 2011.

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No Battle At Kruger - Lion SNEEZES Its Opportunity To Kill

Unread postby ossendryver » Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:25 pm

Here is the FUNNIEST video of lions that you will EVER see!!
The Lioness sneezes before she makes a kill!
No Battle At Kruger - Lion SNEEZES Its Opportunity To Kill
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SounNqUEaUg[/video]

Enjoy!

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

Unread postby redlomo » Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:27 pm

Hilarious! I've never seen a lion sneeze before. Also love how she uses the man-made object to hide.


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