Photograph by Michael Nichols From "Lions of the Serengeti," National Geographic, August 2013 A male often asserts his prerogatives. C-Boy feasts on a zebra while the Vumbi females and cubs wait nearby, warned off by his low growls. Their turn will come.
Photograph by Michael Nichols Infrared light illuminates Hildur and a lioness from the Vumbi pride as they rest after mating. The females in a pride sometimes reproduce on the same cycle. This allows the pride to protect and feed their young together.
'The Serengeti Lion' Tensions run high during the Serengeti's dry season as prey becomes harder and harder to find. Here, female lions from the Vumbi pride lash out against C-Boy, even though he's one of the group's male leaders. Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/serengeti-lion-featured-national-geographic-gallery-1.1416273#ixzz2b6tpCNYF