After the hunting of some of the big lions near Hwange, this amazing young male lion (Panthera leo) looks set to start his own pride in the area. Let’s hope he has a better fate. Photo taken at Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe.
On November 15, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lifted a ban on the U.S. import of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia. The president put a hold on the order two days later, calling trophy hunting in a tweet a “horror show.” He has yet to make a final determination regarding the USFWS order. […]
That’s how long, in centimeters, an adult Lion (Panthera leo) canine tooth can become. How long is yours? Just about one and a half centimeters in comparison. Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Raw power is unleashed on the plains as this coalition of young male Lions (Panthera leo) fends off any and all invaders of their new territory. With Little Vumbura Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana.
A male Lion (Panthera leo) in his prime stops to take in the last light of the day before attending to the evening hunt. Marsh Pride, Masai Mara, Kenya with Governors Il Moran Camp.
While researching lions in Zambia, biologist Thandiwe Mweetwa noticed that lionesses within a pride will all have cubs around the same time. When she looked into it further, Mweetwa learned lionesses sync their fertility cycles so that they can all raise their young together. There’s a reason for that. “Synchronized estrus is thought to increase […]