National Geographic Society Newsroom

39f2c7f6-1588-4249-9231-77fe4e2166a9

The Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Vumbi (dust) Pride a plains pride, part of C.Packers 30 year Serengeti Lion Research Project. In April 2011, 14 cubs were born to 5 adult females VUH,VUM,VUO,VUS & VUX in the Barafu Valley. Now 8 cubs remain and the 3 young males are just beginning to grow manes. CBoy and Hildur sired the cubs. CBoy attending VUX who is coming into estrus. She leads him to Vumbi kopje searching for water....

About National Geographic Society

The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization that uses the power of science, exploration, education and storytelling to illuminate and protect the wonder of our world. Since 1888, National Geographic has pushed the boundaries of exploration, investing in bold people and transformative ideas, providing more than 14,000 grants for work across all seven continents, reaching 3 million students each year through education offerings, and engaging audiences around the globe through signature experiences, stories and content. To learn more, visit www.nationalgeographic.org or follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.