King of Kruger: The Lion

Out of all the Big 5 animals, we spent the most time with the lions, seeing them every day. They were easy to catch up with, as they had killed a buffalo a few days before our arrival and had gorged on it for days – leaving them stuffed and sleepy.

We saw the whole gang, including three males, two females, two cubs and one baby cub throughout the days and nights.

After our final night sighting of the lion, we were treated to a surprise in our room. We mentioned prior to arrival that we were celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary (albeit 6 weeks prior!), and they had created a romantic environment, complete with candles and a drawn bath after another hard day in the bush…

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