Aggression and defense page 2 of 4
A lion in the Okavango Delta of Botswana charges a persistent lioness who approaches the buffalo skull on which he has been feeding. She shows a remarkable blend of aggression and submission, defending herself with open mouth and claws while hunkering down and even rolling over. The confrontation continues on the next page.
All photographs © Gregory G. and Mary Beth Dimijian
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