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Scarred lioness on the move in the Serengeti This lioness has a significant wound at her nose, it is split open. She is on her way to a stream, to cool down, but also to try to get part of a Warthog kill from her sister. Africa,Lion,Panthera leo,Serengeti Central,Serengeti National Park,Serengeti area,Tanzania Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Scarred lioness on the move in the Serengeti

This lioness has a significant wound at her nose, it is split open. She is on her way to a stream, to cool down, but also to try to get part of a Warthog kill from her sister.

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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 Jan 17, 2014. Captured Sep 3, 2013 14:07.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO250
  • 400mm