This is the moment two male lions in an African safari park were captured on camera – apparently trying to mate.
The two adult lions were photographed becoming more than affectionate in the Lagoon area of the Kwando Concession in Botswana, southern Africa.
Lawyer Nicole Cambré, who took the pictures during a safari trip, said she saw the two male lions ‘mating’ and was told by her guide that this behaviour had been evident for a week.
She said: ‘These males had pushed out the resident males earlier in the year and the other female lions had headed into the Mopani woodlands; an area difficult to access with a safari vehicle.
Only one lioness was seen in the centre of the concession where the male lions were and the lions showed no interest in the lioness leading to the assumption that she may have been pregnant.