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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Mating lions

 
The female always initiates mating. Afterwards the female rolls on her back and the male scrapes his hind paws on the ground. They mate about every 10 minutes for 3 days.
Please watch this interesting video http://youtu.be/eM-3MaFhyt8

2 comments:

Jonker Fourie said...

Not something a lot of people have seen in the wild

Rhodesia said...

Every 10 mins for 3 days, that must be a bit exhausting :-) Great photos. Have a good week Diane