No, this is not a challenge. Please do not test how close you can get to any lions.
With some luck, you won’t have to try too hard anyway! We’re fortunate enough to receive hundreds of pictures of close encounters with Africa’s biggest cat. Each of these shots was taken by a Thomson Safaris guest.
Credit: @Ashley Kingcade
If you don’t Instagram your safari, did it even happen?
How do you upgrade your selfies? Just add more lions!
Thomson staffer Carolyn Hardy was inches away from this catnap.
Credit: @Thomson Safaris
Our favorite kind of catwalk photo shoot.
Some much-needed family time between hunting and prowling.
Tanzania’s most powerful predator has to start somewhere.
Traffic is ferocious on the plains.
One reason “please keep your hands and arms inside the vehicle” is great advice.
The majestic lion tree blooms year-round in the Serengeti.
Lions love to relax in the shade by the Land Rovers.