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Two Brothers

By challicew
Hi there, good morning to you all.
Many thanks once again for taking the time to look and vote and comment on the pics uploaded.
Today...another shot of the black maned Lion found at Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Kalahari.
This little pride consisted of 3 juvenile males and 2 females. I was under the impression that the mother of this lot was taking them through the "Right guys, you're on your own after today" scenario as a day or 2 after this shot was taken we found the 3 juvenile males and 1 young female about 4km from this area. 10km further on we found a lone female lying under a tree and 2or 3 km from her we saw an adult male. I gathered from information that I had gleaned that the female was ready to mate once again which is the norm once cubs have reached a certain age.
In this pic the prides rest was disturbed by a small herd of Blue Wildebeest. They looked as if they were in need of a meal, but it was mid day and far to hot for them to hunt. I reckon that if the wildebeest had walked up to them and said:-Hey here I me, they might have complied!
Have a great day.

Tags: Wildlife Close-up and macro Brothers Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Black maned lion Kalahari desert

Voters: Borzos, VIKI, rontear and 34 more

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Borzos 9
15 Jan 2009 6:35AM
Fantastic shot, wonderful lights!

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VIKI 11 18 1 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 6:38AM
Gorgeous image!
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
15 Jan 2009 7:09AM
Beautiful attension to detail Challice, Africa. Ron.
photophantom 10 108 3 Philippines
15 Jan 2009 7:30AM
superb shot Challice of the great lions!
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
15 Jan 2009 7:48AM
Wonderful shot, lovely colouring and detail

MRSbiscuit60 10 224 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 8:00AM
Fantastic shot Challice. Trish
15 Jan 2009 8:13AM
Good capture,
15 Jan 2009 8:23AM
just beautiful shot...
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 8:50AM
Could almost be a mirror reflection. Love the composaition of this one.
BERTRAM 10 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 8:55AM
Fantastic image.
MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 10:28AM
One of the best pictures I have seen.
Cormy 10 3 England
15 Jan 2009 12:47PM
Superb Challice.
helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 2:50PM
Wonderful shot.
15 Jan 2009 4:18PM
Can't resist a good cat!
Stace Plus
10 2 2 England
15 Jan 2009 5:14PM
Great capture

hellsbells8868 10 151 2 Wales
15 Jan 2009 6:20PM
Lovely image.....
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 6:41PM
Fabulous shot.
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
15 Jan 2009 8:35PM
Beautiful double portrait with a very expressive face of the front lion.
iancam 9 23 England
15 Jan 2009 10:04PM
Superb image
Pegon 12 78 1 England
15 Jan 2009 10:36PM
Brilliant shot.
lostintime 10 13 5 Germany
16 Jan 2009 8:13PM
Fantastic capture Challice, love the way you've captured these two.

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