On September 13th, while on their afternoon drive, our guests Bernard, Sophie, Sylvie and Jean-Francois came across these two lionesses walking with a purpose. Not far was this young waterbuck peacefully resting in the grass.

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It all went really fast, and only a few minutes later, dinner was ready!

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Watermarked-163-2It is fairly rare to see lions eat waterbucks. Guides always explain that the coat of the antelope contains a water deterrent substance that is not to the predators’ liking, in term of taste. But when the opportunity rises, lions are not so picky.

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Even with only one night available to stay at Mwamba, this group of lucky guests had a spectacular time!

Thank you Bernard for sharing these pictures.

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