TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Mating lions (Panthera leo). During the breeding season male and female lions pair up and court constantly, and may copulate 30-40 times a day. During copulation the female bends close to the ground and the male steps over her, as seen here. Photographed in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier park in Southern Africa.
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