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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by Pumbaa » Sun Apr 19, 2009 1:25 pm

Thanks Big5Spotter to share this thrilling experience with us :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:

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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by Ria Smith » Sun Apr 19, 2009 5:14 pm

Must have been an experience. A big thanks from me.

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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by sallyanna » Sun Apr 19, 2009 8:12 pm

amazing photos :big_eyes: :big_eyes:
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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by Mike1916 » Sun Apr 19, 2009 8:16 pm

big5spotter wrote:It could have been Mike.It happened on the 7th of april around 5 in the afternoon.We went back there the next morning and there were an female that have joined them,but there were so many cars we could barely see the lions.The next day we were off to lower sabie though.

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I am sure it was around that time when we saw them there was a female with them as well here is one of the pics i took!

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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by SamoesaWoestyn » Sun Apr 19, 2009 8:45 pm

Well done!! :clap:
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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by Safrica » Mon Apr 20, 2009 3:51 pm

What a sighting! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by Richprins » Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:19 pm

Hello, Mike1916!

That is quite a remarkable pic!

Won't you put it up under "Lion", for some debate!

Was she being "used"...? :shock:

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Unread post by GlenD » Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:17 pm

Richprins wrote:Hello, Mike1916!

That is quite a remarkable pic!

Won't you put it up under "Lion", for some debate!

Was she being "used"...? :shock:



Hmmm .... debate :hmz:
Seeing the males did the catching, maybe it was her birthday? Or she got those three under her paw!

Great pics by the way, most excellent!

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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by Mike1916 » Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:53 pm

yeah sure By "Lion" i presume you mean in the mammals section? :hmz: :hmz:
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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by big5spotter » Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:06 pm

Everyone always say the females are the hunters and the males just take over the kill.This might be true,but I think the only reason why males do not hunt or do not do so much hunting is because they are never around.They always need to remark there territory.And the females have nothing better to do except hunting or just sleep 20hours per day.

If you read the book 'Prime ORIGINS Guide to Exploring Kruger' on page 43 it states "males are responsible for atleast as many kills as females"

Though thats just my opinion :wink:
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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by anne-marie » Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:57 am

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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:14 pm

The females usually hunt, but are not powerful enough to bring an adult buff down, so the males help out.
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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by GlenD » Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:34 pm

I have seen a lioness bring down an adult buff without any physical help from the rest of her pride. She then lay sprawled out on top of the buff for quite a while catching her breath.
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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:37 pm

That's why the males do it. :wink:
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Re: Male lions hunting buffalo

Unread post by Richprins » Tue Apr 21, 2009 6:25 pm

Yes, thanks Mike! :wink:

Just wondering about the presence of a single female... :hmz:


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