Lion’s lunch

This lion is also eating a gnu.

Lion - Copyright 2008 Yves Roumazeilles

Lion - Copyright 2008 Yves Roumazeilles

You will easily notice that flies are a very common insect around big cats. No, these are not black defects on the image.

Lion - Copyright 2008 Yves Roumazeilles

Lion - Copyright 2008 Yves Roumazeilles

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Lion (Panthera leo, Lion, León), Masai Mara, Kenya, September 2008.