VIDEO: Lion cub caught playing with lioness’ tail

The Ross Breakaway lion cubs are quite the sensation around Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp. After a few days of quiet concern for the cubs’ wellbeing, the two 6-week olds have been having a whale of a time playing together out in the open. The two lionesses are so habituated to the game…

1 Lion becomes 4 in a warthog chase!

It was a miracle our Afrika Ecco guide saw the first lion lying low in the grass, never mind the other 3 that (unbeknownst to us) were also positioned for attack! The cats were so camouflaged in the golden Moremi grass that the pair of warthogs was completely unaware of their impending doom and continued to graze…

Trilogy male lion roaring into the night

As if a big, dominant, battle-scarred male lion roaring loudly into the night isn’t memorable enough; this particular game drive took place during an African thunder storm, with lightning illuminating the sky and rain drizzling down onto the drying earth. The Trilogy lion coalition is a strong band of 3 brothers, and even though they are…

Male lion roaring on Ezulwini game drive

There are few things more remarkable than the things that occur in nature. The food chain makes the rules, and when it comes to the food chain, lions are pretty much on top. As apex predators, most lion deaths that occur naturally are the result of lion on lion battles, or else, a hunt gone…

VIDEO: The Trilogy and the Ross Pride lionesses together at nThambo

Since the Trilogy coalition sauntered into Ross Pride territory and wrecked havoc with the resident lion pride, they have been the 3 dominant males in the area, and they run a tight ship. Battle scars define their faces, and one male walks with a limp, while together they have a temperament to be cautious of….