Photos of South Africa / Wildlife Encounters

The Lion

Updated Monday, 18 April 2022

Enjoy and/or contribute to our photo gallery of the Lion. We asked visitors to share their holiday snaps with us. Below is a gallery and some of the experiences that travellers had while game viewing in our beautiful country.

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Lion Photo Gallery

The Lion {Panthera Leo}

Lions are the second largest members of the feline family in the world. Lion are tan in colour and have a slightly white under-body, with a tuft of black hair at the end of their tails. Most cat species live a fundamentally solitary existence, but the lion is an exception. It has developed a social system based on teamwork and … read more about The Lion.