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Re: Lion

Unread postby garrow » Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:16 pm

Two nice images of a male lion showing off his teeth Image
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Re: Lion

Unread postby RosemaryH » Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:31 pm

Oh wow garrow :thumbs_up: Where were they taken?
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Re: Lion

Unread postby garrow » Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:49 pm

Early morning on the S1 tar road from Skukuza to Phabeni gate. Close to Nyamundwa dam.

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Lion

Unread postby Aat » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:23 pm

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

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Re: Lion

Unread postby Malealea » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:40 pm

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Young Lions playing at Gezantombi in the Kruger Park (video)

Unread postby pietert » Thu May 02, 2013 11:14 am

This must be one of the prides most watched by visitors to the Park. I found them several times at or near Gezantombi. Enjoy.

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WURIzF09z4A[/video]

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Re: Young Lions playing at Gezantombi in the Kruger Park (vi

Unread postby Dupacc » Thu May 02, 2013 11:27 am

:clap: :clap: :clap:

In my office I have a copy of the Kruger map by Andy and Lorrain Tinker. I could only find "Gasanftombi" in it (approx 4km North of Croc Bridge). Is it the same place as "Gezantombi" ??? :hmz:
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Re: Young Lions playing at Gezantombi in the Kruger Park (vi

Unread postby pietert » Thu May 02, 2013 12:33 pm

Yes, that is it. About between the bridge and the S28.

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Re: Young Lions playing at Gezantombi in the Kruger Park (vi

Unread postby JeanniR » Thu May 02, 2013 12:57 pm

Very nice Pieter :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lion

Unread postby Siobain » Sat Jun 01, 2013 2:46 pm

Beautiful photo's thanks for sharing everyone!
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Re: Lion

Unread postby Siobain » Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:23 pm

Gudzani dam.

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Re: Lion

Unread postby Siobain » Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:40 pm

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Re: Territories

Unread postby jasond » Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:36 pm

this is a interesting topic and hope others will tell what they know of the territories, i know mostly about a few coalitions of male lions. Most of these coalitions are called different names by different rangers or lodges so it can be confusing. this is a start and will try to add more later

southern kruger/Skukuza area

3 male lions called the Toulon males or Sand River males
around 9-10 years old
territory is around Maroela Loop S83, H4-1 AND H1-2 NE of Skukuza

3 male lions called the Hildas Rock males or Sand River males or Skukuza males
around 4-5 years old
territory is around Tinga, H11 which is NW of Skukuza

3 male lions called the Sand River males
around 6-8 years old
territory is in Rhino Walking safaris concession

3 male lions called the Plains Camp males
around 5-6 years old
territory is around Plains Camp area of Rhino Walking safaris concession

2 male lions called the younger Robson males or Stompie and 1 Eye/SOE
around 10 years old, 1 Eye was last seen 1 month ago in very bad condition after a fight with another male lion so not sure if he survived.
territory is usually on the H1-2 NE of Skukuza around Mantimahle Dam but they seem to have moved territory slightly south of the dam

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Re: Lion

Unread postby roaneric » Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:19 pm

We are almost on our way to South africa and kruger. Only 28 sleeps.

The thing I miss most is the sound of lions. I :pray: we will hear them this year. I wish we will see lots of lions this time. Nothing like the rush you get when you spot a lion yourself.

In February 2010 my son and I drove out of the Pretoriuskop gate first one morning, and saw these 2 lions in the road. We spend almost 1,5 hour with them and saw them mating several times. A great experience and it raised a lot of questions from my 10 year old son :lol:

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Re: Lion

Unread postby Gunner » Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:03 am

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