Vanishing Kings-Lions of the Namib


Competition : Documentary films
Category : 2 - Preservation of the biodiversity
Country : AUSTRIA
Producer : ORF Austrian Broadcasting Coreporation
Director : Will and Lianne Smith
Lenght : 00:50:05
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A lioness and her daughters hold the key to the survival of Namibia's rare desert lions: two years ago they gave birth to five male cubs, and through the hardships of the desert and without a pride male, they are raising them to independence, showing them how to hunt both the smallest and the largest prey - including even giraffes. But in a desperate, brave and spectacular attack on a giraffe, the elderly matriarch is injured and subsequently dies of her wounds. Now her two daughters must finish the education of the five sons before they grow too big to be fed. Filming over more than two years, we see the secret lives of desert lions as they roam the rugged mountains, majestic san