JUST LYING AROUND
JUST LION AROUND
A kip – 15 feet in the air.
Just lion around! This is the bizarre moment an entire pride of lions decided to take a kip – 15 feet up a tree.
Lions napping up a tree in Central Serengeti, Tanzania
At least 15 of the beasts were caught on camera lounging on the branches of a sturdy tree in Central Serengeti, Tanzania .
while it might look as though they were using the vantage point to seek
out prey, photographer Bobby-Jo Clow,from Dubbo, Australia, revealed
the laid back pride were actually trying to escape flies living in the
The lions were caught on camera lounging on the branches of a sturdy tree
32, said: “I was leading a photographic safari in the Serengeti and on
our first official day in the park we came across this incredible
guide spotted the pride in the trees, and luckily we were able to get
close enough to the lions to create some really unique images.
“We were close enough that we could hear their vocal interaction and also hear some of them snoring in the tree.
The lions can be seen enjoying some relaxing time in the safety of a high tree
“At one point I counted 15 lions in the tree – it was an incredible sight.
was also very comical at times as the lions appeared rather clumsy
whilst moving and repositioning themselves in the tree. One lioness had
an incredibly rotund belly and she was letting it all hang out whilst
perched on the tree.
The laid back pride were trying to escape flies living in the long grass
guide informed us that due to the recent rains the grass was quite long
in the Serengeti and that lions climb the trees to escape the insects
that thrive in the long grass. When your guide gets his camera out and
starts taking photos you know you have something special in front of
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