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Killer Queen

This African landscape of sandstone hills and open savanna is divided by lion prides into hard-won territories - giving lionesses like Manyari the chance to raise their young, in relative peace.

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Soon after the summer rains have fallen, lioness Manyari's pride faces trouble when two nomadic males seek a pride of their own to lead. Sensing trouble, Manyari makes a bid to escape to ensure the survival of her cubs. Forced to fend for herself and her cubs alone in the wild, Manyari sacrifices her own security for her offspring. Constantly looking for food and shelter, and doing her best to stay out of marauders' lines of sight, this former queen and her cubs make the odyssey to find safety.