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Baby Lion Pair Wrestling

Baby lions play fighting, Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana
Caption: A baby lion wrestles with its sibling as the two cubs, even at such a young age, start learning the hunting skills they'll need later in life, Mashatu Game Reserve, Tuli Block, Botswana. © Scotch Macaskill

Did You Know? At birth baby lions weigh about 1kg (2.2lbs) and are completely helpless. Their eyes open after about 10 days and they can walk at 10 to 15 days and run at 25 to 30 days. The mother will only introduce them to the rest of the pride once they're one to two months old.

Camera: Canon EOS 400D (EOS Digital Rebel XTi); Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Telephoto Zoom; Focal Length: 200mm; Aperture: F3.5; Shutter Speed: 1/160; ISO: 400

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