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The white lions of Kruger

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread post by JenB » Sat May 16, 2015 10:17 am

arks wrote:Well said Imberbe! :clap: :thumbs_up:

Absolutely! :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread post by George_Brits » Thu Dec 08, 2016 4:55 am

I drove the S100-road up and down a few weeks ago and havent seen the superpride, but, wouldnt it be an amazing Christmas gift to view the white lion?! Wishing you super sightings, kallis1786

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread post by elpaco » Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:44 pm

The white lion is seen very regularly, more at the end of the S100 or on the S41, around Gudzani than at the beginning of the S100.

I drove the S100 no less than 7 times in my last trip at the end of October and the S41 4 times.

I had very few sightings but manage to see the superpride on the S41, about 6 kms south of the S100 crossing.
Unfortunately, most of them were well hiddenand I could only see 7 lions of the pride and only 3 correctly and none of them was the White one. I was doubtful on one of them though, but only had a glimpse of it and cannot tell for sure it was the one ...
I hope you will be luckier than me :D
I need to figure out how I can come to the KNP for 3 months
Looking for a Pel's ...

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread post by kallis1786 » Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:24 pm

elpaco wrote:It's a young male.
not far from being kicked out of the pride..

I hope you will find him. please let me know if you do :thumbs_up:

Thanks elpaco :thumbs_up: . I will definitely let you know if I find him, and will also share some pics :cam:

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread post by MarijeNL » Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:55 pm

Hi, I'm wondering if this is the white lion?
Saw him in a huge pride of 16 lions on the S41, just past Gudzani Dam on November 2nd, 2016.


His head
No black on the back of his ears and really light eyes.

Compared to one of the other lions.

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread post by manicwalker » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:56 am

I would say thats very likely a white lion... :)
His eyes are extremly light in colour..
How nice, IF it is a white lion, and lets hope he lives a very long life :pray:
(he could be the youngster "elpaco" speaks of above :hmz: )
Thanks for posting your special sighting :thumbs_up:

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:33 pm

Stunning pic of the while lion! :clap:
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