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Juvenile Lion An opportunity to walk with lions near the Victoria Falls in Zambia was quite a thrill we were given a very thin stick about 1 Metre long and informed that should the lions approach you you were to hold out the stick and firmly say STOP!  Luckily didn't have to do this  Africa,Geotagged,Lion,Panthera leo,Zambia Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Juvenile Lion

An opportunity to walk with lions near the Victoria Falls in Zambia was quite a thrill we were given a very thin stick about 1 Metre long and informed that should the lions approach you you were to hold out the stick and firmly say STOP! Luckily didn't have to do this

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  1. Lol, what an adventure! Glad you lived through it to share it with us. Posted 5 years ago
  2. Yes it was great I would recommend it! Posted 5 years ago

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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. Wild lions currently exist in sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia while other types of lions have disappeared from North Africa and Southwest Asia in historic times. Until the late Pleistocene, about 10,000 years.. more

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Uploaded Apr 30, 2014. Captured May 14, 2013 16:57 in Bridge Crossing Over Jena River, Zimbabwe.
  • DSC-H100
  • f/4.7
  • 1/325s
  • ISO80
  • 23.6mm