This beautiful adult male lion with a black mane was with his brother. They are a known coalition in this part of Botswana's Chobe National Park. He is about 10 years old and in his prime. They were both totally relaxed and hanging out together. There is no doubt that he is smiling.
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From Botswana Gallery