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Lions live for ten to fourteen years in the wild, while in captivity they can live longer than twenty years. In the wild, males seldom live longer than ten years, as injuries sustained from continual fighting with rival males greatly reduce their longevity.
Mature male lions (Panthera leo), Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa

Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm at 112 mm, 1/320 sec at f/ 5, ISO 100
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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you Ray!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Ben Waggoner
    Ben Waggoneralmost 4 years ago

    Excellent shot, as usual, and I always enjoy your informative notes, which add so much more depth and understanding to the picture. Well done, Konstantinos!

  • Thanks a lot my friend! I am glad you enjoy my notes because that’s the thought when I do some research for what to write…

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • vadim19
    vadim19almost 4 years ago

    great capture, Konstantinos!

  • Thanks a lot Vadim!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...almost 4 years ago


    26 February 2011 – 2 images per day

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 4 years ago

    Perfect photography and info, well done Konstantinos!

    2011/02/27

  • Thanks a lot Maggie!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 4 years ago

  • With pleasure Maggie!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • photosecosse /barbara jones
    photosecosse /...almost 4 years ago

    A terrific shot, well done !

  • Thank you very much Barbara!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 3 years ago

    Very nice detail in this capture

  • Thanks a lot Larry!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Michael  Moss
    Michael Mossover 3 years ago

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