This lioness and her cubs are watching a herd of Zebras off in the distance just before turning around and heading to a fresh Zebra kill for a snack. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa, October 2013
What else is there to do on a hot afternoon after a big lunch? Resting lion pride. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa, October 2013. To learn more about lions, go to http://www.defenders.org/african-lion/basic-facts
An endangered species, leopards are skillful climbers and often drag their food into trees to protect it from scavengers like hyenas and black-backed jackals. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania Africa, October 201 3
These lions indeed act like King & Queen of the jungle, seemingly unaware of the jeeps going by. They were resting unperturbed in the road as an entourage of a dozen safari vehicles stopped for pictures. Never flinched. Clearly accustom to man and their machines. Tanzania, Africa, 2013.
There are about 1,000 leopards in the Serengeti National Park. Like most of the wildlife we saw in the park, this leopard and a friend paid no mine to humans in vehicles. This one kept on eating despite lots of chatter from tourists. Tanzania, Africa. October 2013.