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"The lion sleeps tonight.."

This is a fully grown, older male (you can tell by his long, dark mane). These guys are too big to hunt effectively. Usually the lionnesses make the kill and the alpha male then strolls up and takes it from them. Check out the next picture for the reason for his complete relaxation.

2002:09:16 16:55:16
Speed: 1/137 sec
Aperture: f3.5
Exposure Compensation: 0.6
ISO: 100

(c) 2002 Jennifer Meriwether
"The lion sleeps tonight.."