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Lazy big cats on Ngorongoro crater floor The male lion yawning, the lioness in a typical lazy pose, similar to our domestic cat. I resisted applying a belly rub this time. Africa,Geotagged,Lion,Ngorongoro,Ngorongoro Crater,Panthera leo,Serengeti area,Tanzania Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Lazy big cats on Ngorongoro crater floor

The male lion yawning, the lioness in a typical lazy pose, similar to our domestic cat. I resisted applying a belly rub this time.

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  1. A video of them in non-action:

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The lion is one of the five big cats in the genus ''Panthera'' and a member of the family Felidae. The commonly used term African lion collectively denotes the several subspecies found in Africa. With some males exceeding 250 kg in weight, it is the second-largest living cat after the tiger.

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Nov 17, 2013. Captured Sep 1, 2013 14:36 in B 144, Tanzania.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO320
  • 400mm