As Mr. Scar face turned around and sat with his back facing the direction of the wind and drizzle, we too moved our vehicle around so that we were facing this African Lion (below). However what followed was more of a light drizzle with swirling winds that made conditions much more trickier than they were.

African Lion

African Lion

As the drizzle and winds persisted, Mr. Scar face went into a crouching position to keep the biting rain from hitting his face. While the drizzle lasted for 5-10 minutes, every now and then Mr. Scar face would sit up to check on the courting pair of Lions.

African Lion

African Lion

Once he was assured that they wouldn’t head out in the rain, he would go back into his huddle. As the rain stopped, the courting pair of Lions got up and headed deeper into the Savannah and away from Mr. Scar face.

African Lion

African Lion

When Mr.Scar face realised that the pair were getting away, he reluctantly got up and ambled towards us. He then crossed over to the other side of the road beside our vehicle contemplating whether to follow the couple or not. The side profile shot made for an amazing composition and that is the feature image (first picture) of this post.

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