Photos of the Serengeti Lions by Michael Nichols

Photos of the Serengeti Lions by Michael Nichols
Our friends over at National Geographic just sent word about a special feature inside the August issue of National Geographic magazine. The in-depth article features fascinating photos by Michael "Nick" Nichols who spent two years in the field for this assignment. He actually lived in the Serengeti to capture these one-of-a-kind shots of lion behavior.Take a look on his photographs.
© Michael Nichols/National Geographic
Photos of the Serengeti Lions by Michael Nichols
Large cubs of the Vumbi pride and a grown female (fifth from left) feast on a wildebeest..
© Michael Nichols/National Geographic
Photos of the Serengeti Lions by Michael Nichols
A female wrangles her infant cubs.
© Michael Nichols/National Geographic
Photos of the Serengeti Lions by Michael Nichols
Older cubs like these Vumbi youngsters are raised together as a crèche, or nursery group. Pride females, united in the cause of rearing a generation, nurse and groom their own and others’ offspring.
© Michael Nichols/National Geographic

Photos of the Serengeti Lions by Michael Nichols
A male often asserts his prerogatives. C-Boy feasts on a zebra while the Vumbi females and cubs wait nearby, warned off by his low growls. Their turn will come.
© Michael Nichols/National Geographic
Photos of the Serengeti Lions by Michael Nichols
August cover of National Geographic magazine

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