PhotoSafariIndia.com                
PhotoSafariIndia.com About Us Destinations Trips Stock Gallery Articles Contact
PhotoSafariIndia.com                
       
    Black maned lion - side view    
    black maned lion kalahari kgalagadi botswana southern africa desert  
Black-maned lion, Kalahari

What an awesome animal!!! Watching this lion stride across the riverbed, lithe muscles rippling, was truly an amazing sight.

The power of a male lion is truly amazing to watch. Each park has stories about some legendary males - the coolest one I have hear is of a coalition in Matusadonha NP, Zimbabwe, which specialized in killing hippo. Yes, hippo. Apparently, the lake waters rose and the hippo population went up - and then when the waters receded, they were more vulnerable. While I cannot attest to this story being true, I did see a lot of hippo skulls quite some distance from the lake when I was there.

Shot Details
Canon 20D, 100-400/4.5-5.6L IS
    Back to ThumbnailsPreviousNext    



All images on this website are the intellectual property of Photo Safari India.
You are free to use the images on this site for personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep the images as-is (no up-scaling, cropping or modifying).
No other replication or usage of any of the content is allowed without prior written authorization. Please respect our work and our rights!