Coalition

August 20, 2016 - Busanga Plains in Kafue National Park, Zambia 

When male lions work together, they form a coalition.  These two fellas where a part of the same pride as the lioness (aka The Killing Machine) and her cubs.

 When members of a coalition first meet up they rub heads together.

When members of a coalition first meet up they rub heads together.

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 This is called "flehmening" which is what some animals do when they investigate a smell of interest.  They can detect pheromones and sexual readiness of potential mates. 

This is called "flehmening" which is what some animals do when they investigate a smell of interest.  They can detect pheromones and sexual readiness of potential mates. 

 The Lion King. 

The Lion King. 

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 I love this shot. 

I love this shot. 

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