Notch Yawning. Notch is a very successful male lion, he was about 18 years old in this picture. The black in his mane suggests his prowess. He was with a large pride of females lead by "Ugly Betty" presumably named that because she had been facially maimed, but she was a successful mother lioness.
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From Masai Mara Gallery