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Re: Lion

Unread post by avon vosloo » Wed Aug 01, 2012 12:39 pm

Pair of mating lions we saw recently - brother in the Background??

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:11 pm

Wow ...great sighting and images!!! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Lion

Unread post by leo21 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:22 pm

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Jan i cant stop looking at this photo its amazing those eyes the sunlight wowee.

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:50 pm

TX Leo

We spot 3 Lionesses (only car) on the small gravel road(S79) before Lower Sabie

They must have small cubs...

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Photographers dream sweat early morning light!!! ... personally one of my best Lion images...light, background and pose :D :D

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Tom124 » Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:53 pm

I agree Jan, fantastic snaps! 8)
Back from beautiful Botswana - a long time to wait, but KNP and KTP planned for 2016!

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:16 pm

Tx Tom

Found this male while on the Sweni trail

Golden light Yawn

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:30 pm

Close up (If you look in his eye you can spot our vehicle

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Battle At Kruger - Lions VS Rhino Over a Buffalo

Unread post by ossendryver » Sun Sep 16, 2012 5:33 pm

Hi all,

This happened on the yesterday on the 15th of September in the Kruger National Park in South Africa

Lions were busy eating their kill when a rhino came out of nowhere.
The lions then started chasing this rhino to get it away from their kill.
Unbelievable photos by Dirk


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Re: Battle At Kruger - Lions VS Rhino Over a Buffalo

Unread post by leachy » Sun Sep 16, 2012 6:51 pm

:) :) :) :)

eish...... so i take it that the rhino got away ??? :shock: :shock:
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Re: Battle At Kruger - Lions VS Rhino Over a Buffalo

Unread post by ossendryver » Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:57 pm

Hey all,

Yes after 11 lions attacking it for 100m they decided to leave him alone.
He got away unhurt and with it's horns still intact, and the lions went back to feed.

Everybody wins.

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Maargat G » Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:47 pm

A few of the photos of two lion sightings we had this past weekend.

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Sharifa » Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:03 pm

What wonderful sightings. In the first pic he looks so lovable and could do with a huge hug.

Love the mating pair :clap: :clap: :clap:

Gorgeous photos gerharddb :thumbs_up:

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Trentonskeeper » Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:46 pm

This young fellow had a grand ol' time for the full 4 days we spent at Berg en Dal last week. We saw him and his mate daily in the same area (within 7km of camp) and pretty much every time we saw them they were mating or resting after a mating. The poor female looked so worn out and hungry after the first few days and this guy was a machine I tell you. They were beautiful and their cubs will be stunning, hope I see them on my next visit.

I know this is not the usual Lion shot but my son is so amused I got it he insisted I share it cause "he's never seen lion poop before, so he is sure others are also interested" so here goes. :lol:

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Re: Lion

Unread post by kallis1786 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:35 pm

Some great pics u got there Trentonskeeper :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thanks for sharing :gflower:

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Re: Lion

Unread post by Philip1 » Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:32 am

Trentonskeeper :clap: :clap: :clap:

:mrgreen: Great pics :mrgreen:
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