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Lions spend much of their time resting and are inactive for about 20 hours per day. Although lions can be active at any time, their activity generally peaks after dusk with a period of socializing, grooming, and defecating. Intermittent bursts of activity follow through the night hours until dawn, when hunting most often takes place. They spend an average of two hours a day walking and 50 minutes eating.
- This adult male lion coming straight to us was the first thing we saw when we arrived in a small pool with flamingos, in a early morning ride in Serengeti.

Mature male lion (Panthera leo), Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Africa

Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm at 300 mm, 1/1000 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 400
© Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography, 2006-2012. All Rights Reserved.


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  • Michael  Moss
    Michael Mossover 2 years ago

  • Thank you Mike!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyover 2 years ago

    Good shot

  • Thank you Tim!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 2 years ago

    2012/03/26 1 Imager per 24hrs
    Stunning capture!

  • Thank you very much Maggie!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 2 years ago

    Great shot, lovely lighting.

  • Thank you very much Gary!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 2 years ago

    2012/03/26 1 Image per 24hrs

  • Thank you Maggie!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 2 years ago

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 2 years ago


    27 March 2012 – 2 images per day

  • Robert H Carney
    Robert H Carneyover 2 years ago

    Commanding presence!

  • Thank you very much for the feature Robert!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thanks a lot Larry!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 2 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble!

  • Thank you!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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