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Lions on the Edge

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Lions on the Edge

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The Ruaha National Park in the south of Tanzania used to be a true paradise for wildlife gathered around the lush Ruaha river. Today however, it is locked in a severe drought and its sparkling waters are nothing more than a remote dream. A life-or-death quest for water has begun and the exhausted animals have no choice but to follow the dry riverbed upstream hoping to find water. Witness to this tragedy is a pride of hungry and thirsty lionesses and their cubs.

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