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Re: Lion

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Thu May 17, 2012 1:41 pm

:lol: I'm sure the book's name is not a problem.
But in any case the Sable pride male was weighed a few years ago. Maybe 2008 or 2009 region. And he was a giant among lions. I wish I knew the exact weight. Around 200kg's when he still had quite a lot of growing to do! Some of the younger elephants have fallen prey to the Sable Pride with this huge male!
So I am quite sure your book was correct!
However I suspect that the Sable Pride male overtook 225kgs. I wonder if he still lives? :hmz: Without the proof of weighing him we will never know though! Just interesting 8)
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Re: Lion

Unread postby Mant » Thu May 17, 2012 9:31 pm

Hi,

We saw these mating pair of lions on the H4-1 near Skukuza.

A very nice specimen, definately the King of the Beasts.

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Here is the female

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Re: Lion

Unread postby Meerkitty » Thu May 17, 2012 9:41 pm

That lion looks massive :big_eyes:
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Re: Lion

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Sun May 20, 2012 11:25 pm

You cannot beat the majesty of a mighty male lion :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lion

Unread postby Rookie2009 » Tue May 29, 2012 12:28 am

Had this two powerful brothers near the s36 entrance this year:

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Re: Lion

Unread postby onewithnature » Tue May 29, 2012 6:33 am

Superb pics, Mant and Rookie. :clap:
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Re: Lion

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue May 29, 2012 6:21 pm

Great pictures.

We found this male on the H12 (road other the bridge to join the Tshokwane road)

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and then then the young cubs before the Mantimahle dam

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Re: Lion

Unread postby kallis1786 » Tue May 29, 2012 11:34 pm

Superb pics of the LIONS. Great sightings and loved all of the pics.

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Re: Lion

Unread postby gerharddb » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:23 pm

We found this guy on close to Skukuza this past weekend.
Don't want to give to much away, still have to save something for the TR... :lol:
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Re: Lion

Unread postby kallis1786 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:33 pm

Great pic gerharddb

Really Magnificent Male. He looks like he had a few battles.

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Re: Lion

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:29 pm

Wow what a magnificent Male :mrgreen:

Photo taken on the Tshokwane road

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Re: Lion

Unread postby Roan » Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:53 pm

:thumbs_up: Nice one Jan!
An old muncher if you take a look at the broken canine.
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Re: Lion

Unread postby SurfCindy » Sat Jun 09, 2012 12:59 pm

Saw this guy on H1-3 in Kruger in October 2011

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Re: Lion

Unread postby SurfCindy » Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:02 pm

After he was finished...along came his partner in crime and her turn at the feast

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Re: Lion

Unread postby kallis1786 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:16 pm

WOW, Great pics SurfCindy. :clap: :clap:

Thank you soo much for sharing


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