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 Post subject: Re: Male lions on S28/H4-2 intersection
Unread postPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:00 am 
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Hi Timbo

Here are pics of two of the three male lions.



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 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 10:25 pm 
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Thanks saraf for the link.

I was told about the siting on the 26th November, so it was obviously a different occasion. However a superb picture and next trip I will be looking in trees for lions as well as leopards. It could possibly be the same pride and obviously occurs on fairly regular occasions.

Thanks again. bondm UK


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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Hope you enjoy them :) some lions i have seen in kruger :)

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 Post subject: Beautiful Show of Dominance by a Huge Male Lion!
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An amazing show by a male lion
Including some amazing sets of roaring.



I saw this on my last trip to Kruger on the 14th of January 2013


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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Show of Dominance by a Huge Male Lion!
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Fantastic sound! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Wonderful pictures Massimo :thumbs_up: :clap:

especially the last one of the cub so cute… :mrgreen: 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Show of Dominance by a Huge Male Lion!
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Great video Nadav.


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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Show of Dominance by a Huge Male Lion!
Unread postPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:52 pm 
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Very nice sighting and video :clap:
But , lets face it , this is not a dominant lion . He is quite thin , his coat is dull , his ribs and spine are showing , and he looks hungry . Probably outcast from a pride that was taken over by a dominant male . Those are rather plaintive roars from a lonely lion :cry:

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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Show of Dominance by a Huge Male Lion!
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MM, this pic was taken on 24th September 2010 , of a DOMINANT male roaring after showing three females that he's the boss . We were 10/15 meters away , and I can assure you , the earth shook !

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Compare this guy's body-language ( and his well filled belly ) :doh:

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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Show of Dominance by a Huge Male Lion!
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Dominant male or not - still an awesome sighting and always a thrilling experience to see and hear a lion roaring! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Beautiful Show of Dominance by a Huge Male Lion!
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yes this is a dominant male, he is 1 of the 3 Toulon males that are dominant around Maroela Loop NE of Skukuza. He is the most dominant of the 3 and these 3 have been dominant males in southern Sabi Sands from mid 2009 thru early 2011 and then became dominant around Skukuza areas from mid/late 2011 until present. They are very handsome boys.


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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Two nice images of a male lion showing off his teeth Image
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Oh wow garrow :thumbs_up: Where were they taken?

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 Post subject: Re: Lion
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Early morning on the S1 tar road from Skukuza to Phabeni gate. Close to Nyamundwa dam.


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Found these two Kings along the H3 not far from Afsaal picknick place

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