Wildlife Photographer Captures Stunning Lionesses With 8 Cubs

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Family portraits are always a struggle, especially if you have eight children you need to deal with.But one pride of lions made it look easy as they all quite naturally lined up for a picture-perfect shot of them altogether.Lazing around: The spectacular images were taken in the Serengeti Loliondo Conservation in Tanzania this month

These stunning pictures show the pride of three female lionesses along with their eight cubs in the Serengeti Loliondo Conservation in Tanzania.Taken by a wildlife photographer the pictures show three female lioness’ and their eight cubs resting in the national park on top of a grassy knollThe Serengeti national park in Tanzania is home to these spectacular lions. It stretches to around 12,000 square miles.

The photographer was able to capture the once in a lifetime moment as the big cats appeared to be entranced by the camera

The name Serengeti comes from the Maasai language and means ‘Endless Plains’.

Lazing around: The spectacular images were taken in the Serengeti Loliondo Conservation in Tanzania this month
Since the 1960s, the world population of lions has dropped by a staggering 70 per cent owing to range of factors

These once-in-a-lifetime shots were captured by Barbara Fleming and she even managed to capture a shot with all eight cubs staring directly into the lens.

Taken by a wildlife photographer the pictures show three female lioness' and their eight cubs resting in the national park on top of a grassy knoll
The huge fall in lion numbers worldwide is blamed largely on habitat loss and encroachment by humans in the wild

Since the 1960s, the lion population around the world dropped by 70 per cent!

The photographer was able to capture the once in a lifetime moment as the big cats appeared to be entranced by the camera
Serengeti is derived from the Maasai language and means ‘Endless Plains’. The national park area extends to roughly 12,000 square miles

This huge drop in numbers is largely blamed on habitat loss and encroachment by humans in the wild.
What a beautiful family portrait of these truly stunning animals!

The huge fall in lion numbers worldwide is blamed largely on habitat loss and encroachment by humans in the wild

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