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Head start A pride of lions take down a young zebra and this female gets her share from the hunt.. Geotagged,Lion,Panthera leo,Serengeti,Tanzania,Zebra,hunt Click/tap to enlarge

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A pride of lions take down a young zebra and this female gets her share from the hunt..

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  1. Wow, a very rough scene, hardcore safari. Posted 4 years ago
    1. This was actually quite sad to watch. I'm normally on the predators side since their job is much harder. However this time, they went for a very young zebra and the mother stood there, went back and forth until the lions were finished with their meal and you could almost feel her loss... Posted 4 years ago
      1. Last year in Tanzania, we learned a lot about zebras. They are surprisingly strong and courageous animals, don't you agree? Here's our set, in case you're interested:

        Posted 4 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 Jan 2, 2015. Captured Mar 14, 2011 12:44 in Grumeti Migration Camp Road, Tanzania.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • f/4.0
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO160
  • 600mm