KIng of the Jungle defends self from Jealous Lioness

Male Lion gets a royal smack down for daring to flirt in front of his partner.
…wanton lioness being chased away

That's my man! The lioness spotted another female snooping around her male companion and reacted angrily, running towards the pairPhoto: Greatstock Barcroft Media

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This hilarious stand down was captured  by a tourist Leon Botha on vacation with his friends and family at  Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in KgalagadiTwo lions  (partners) walked towards the waterhole water hole for a drink, when a ‘single female approached the male lion.
 Tables turned: As it transpired the lioness was not heading to attack the other female, and instead began swatting her male partner
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… King lion goes on defense
 Reacting angrily, the lioness ran at the two predators, prompting the male to intercept what seemed like an inevitable fight. Only problem is he Mr Lion (wandering eye) was the target of her anger

Fighting back: The mouth of the lioness is wide open as she tackles her partner in the air as he attempts to stand up to her in the fight
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The female attacked her partner instead, swatting him with her paw and knocking him to the ground

 Dominated: The lion is tackled to the ground by the female as the love interest, who appears to have got off lightly, looks on stunned
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The flirty males been have been known to sustain serious injury from their jealous partners in similar situations. Some have even had their tongues ripped during jealous fits. See picture below

One more time: The lioness's claw can actually be seen ripping at the lion's tongue
Photo Lee Whittam/Barcroft Media

Yep, things got heated alright.You better believe it, thats a tongue rip.


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