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Not everyone were so impressed about mighty Mapogos... Wink




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( This post was last modified: 06-03-2019, 08:05 PM by Rishi )

The most popular, photographed & sighted asiatic lion of Gir, probably of all times; the male called "Hoth Tutlo".
His name means torn lips, as his easiest identifying mark is his right-lower lip hangs limp. It's more prominent from the front... but otherwise his face is pretty recognisable. You see a dozen photos of him & will be able to recognise his face.

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He had a brother, who got killed if i'm not mistaken. Even after such setback he heldon for years & on recently got driven away (don't know by whom).

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Half of the Gir lion sightings from past few years are of him alone...
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I am really happy to see asiatic lions looking strong and healthy as time goes by.
(05-29-2019, 10:11 PM)Pckts Wrote:
(05-04-2019, 02:42 AM)Sanju Wrote: The Hothatutlo. Strong
Gir Forest National Park.
April-2019

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Jean Ellis-Nossob Lion..... Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. With Mike Ellis
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Yaron Schmid "King Olerai"
We met him and his brother, Olekiti, early one morning in Olare Motorogi Conservancy in Kenya.
They were just finishing their "night shift", and were looking for a spot in the shade to spend the day. As Olerai got closer to the bushes, the rising sun made his mane glow in the most beautiful light, making it look as if he is wearing his crown... To fully appreciate how handsome he is, please view in large screen. 
Wishing you all a great weekend!
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 — atPorini Lion Camp, Maasai Mara, Kenya.
"ssshhh...listen to the rain"...
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