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COMMON NAME
Lion
SCIENTIFIC NAME
Panthera lio


This Picture on the left was taken on the Mphongolo Loop, north of Shingwedzi Camp in the Kruger National Park.
Mating takes place every 15 to 20 minutes during a period of few days.

The female  leaves the pride and gives birth to two to six cubs are born after a gestation period of about 110 days.
 

Lions Mating
Wildlife Pictures - Picture taken in the Kruger National park
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