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Dramatic lion cub rescue, Masai Mara

Here’s an incredible sequence of shots attributed to Jean-Francois Largot in which a lion cub is rescued by its mother from a deep river gully in
Kenya’s Masai Mara.

 

lion cub rescue

…mother deliberates from the top of the river bank whilst the cub calls for help and hangs on tight…

Courtesy Jean-Francois Largot

lion cub rescue

…aunts and an uncle watch on as the mother prepares for another attempt…

 

lion cub rescue

…and she beats a powerful and hasty retreat up to safety…

 

lion cub rescue

Now if she could speak what would this lioness be saying?

 


 

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