14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Lion on a tree

To the best of my knowledge this phenomenon happens in Serengeti, Tanzania where Lions can climb trees. They usually do this to either look for prey or rest away from the ground insects and flies.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2016
Date Uploaded: 06.2016
Photo Location: Serengeti, Tanzania
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: © Ranjan Ramchandani