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Breathtaking portraits of majestic feline predator on World Lion Day

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The killing of Cecil the Lion has compelled the world to re-consider protection and conservation of lion habitats. Also, wildlife photographers are now inclined to highlight the glory of lions. To honor this majestic animal on the World Lion Day, we have some amazing pictures depicting lions in their natural habitat, hunting, playing, resting, and fooling around. We hope, you’ll love the treat.

Lions hunt buffalo in the wetlands of Duba Plains Camp in Botswana’s Okavango Delta
In the wetlands of Duba Plains Camp in Botswana’s Okavango Delta

A lioness captures her prey, a buffalo calf 2
A lioness captures her prey, a buffalo calf

A lioness sits with her cub in Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
In Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area

A lioness descends a tree at Masai Mara National Reserve, in the Narok County of Kenya.
At Masai Mara National Reserve, in the Narok County of Kenya

A lion wanders the dry Nossob riverbed in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
In the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

A lion sleeps in the plains of Serengeti National Park. The picture was taken by a camera-mounted robot car.
In the plains of Serengeti National Park

A lion rests in the grass of the Serengeti plains
In Serengeti plains

A lion drinks from a watering hole on Chief’s Island, in the Okavango Delta’s Moremi Game Reserve.
Chief’s Island, in the Okavango Delta’s Moremi Game Reserve

A close-up of a male lion at Duba Plains Camp in the Okavango Delta reveals scars of old wounds.
At Duba Plains Camp in the Okavango Delta

Lions search for prey in Serengeti National Park
In Serengeti National Park

Lions play in the Okavango Delta
In the Okavango Delta

Lionesses and cubs feed in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley.
Zambia’s Luangwa Valley

Lion cubs rest near a watering hole in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park.
In Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park

Some other photographs posted by Paul Goldstein on the World Lion Day

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Image Credits: Nationalgeographic/Telegraph

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