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a lioness in Botswana
May 21, 2016

Happy Hunting Grounds

An African lioness rests in the rosy light of the setting sun in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Lionesses are the primary hunters of their pride, doing so usually at dawn, dusk, or night; however, some lions in the Okavango Delta have adapted to hunting during the day, timing their meals to the movement of the herds of Cape buffalo that also live there.

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Photograph by Marja Schwartz, National Geographic Your Shot

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