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Male lion crushing bones Male lion eating after a kill. Big Cats,Carnivora,Eastern Africa,africa,etosha,lion,namibia Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Another amazing shot, great details and fascination actionshot!
    How far was he away from you?
    Posted 11 years ago
  2. This has to be my favorite photo yet! Raw, detailed with an awesome sun glow. What is your secret, Mathilde? Posted 11 years ago
  3. Shows the lion what they really are - not cute cats - but raw and wild power. Posted 11 years ago
    1. So true. On a side note, see these animal illustrations on the right in the comment headers? Click on one and you will see that the top of the food chain in JungleDragon is a lion :) Posted 11 years ago
  4. An absolutely amazing, beautiful photo! Posted 11 years ago
  5. Impressive !!!! Posted 11 years ago
  6. such an impressing face while looking directly into the lense... wow Posted 10 years ago
  7. gggrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr Posted 8 years ago
  8. I like it Posted 8 years ago
  9. Beautiful photo! Is there a way I can contact you about this photo? Posted 3 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.

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Mathilde

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Uploaded Jun 18, 2011. Captured May 9, 2011 21:37.
  • NIKON D300
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO200
  • 300mm