The Maned Lioness

Her pride knows she is female, but rival prides watching from a distance would assume she is a male lion, because of that distinctive mane. She is a maned lioness, one of five in the Okavango Delta in Botswana. The population may carry a genetic predisposition for females with male characteristics.

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The video above is an excerpt from the “Stayin’ Alive” episode of the series Natural Born Hustlers. Read more about the maned lioness at National Geographic.  -via Metafilter

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