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Lion Anatomy- Teeth


Lions, being carnivores have specialised teeth to suit their diet and life style. The large canines are the first thing you think of when you imagine a lion tooth. but the molars and pre-molars are modified into what is called a carnassial shear, and play an important role in … Continue reading

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Lion Anatomy- The Eye


A lions eyesight is arguably their most important sense. Along with a highly developed sense of smell and incredible hearing, these apex predators have a big advantage over most of their prey. Their eyesight, all though no better than ours during the day … Continue reading

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Lion Anatomy- Paws


Lion Paws have evolved specifically for a lion’s way of life and are as important for survival as say the jaws or any other part of a lions weaponry. The Paws, hiding some of the lions most deadly weapons- the claws. As well as … Continue reading

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The Ross Pride


  The pride of lions that live in the area we operate in, are known as the Ross pride. The south eastern section of the klaserie game reserve is called Ross. Named by one of the early settlers that actually … Continue reading

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