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Lion Pride Takeover

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Close up of lion cub Moja, with his mother Nyota in the background, against a grey sky.  Both staring in the same direction.

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Meet 5-month-old Moja and his fierce lioness mother, Nyota, who survive together without the security of a pack. May is one of the toughest times to be a lion living in the Masai Mara -- with the wildebeest migration still hundreds of miles away, food is running out fast. Living outside pride society means that Nyota and Moja tread a dangerous path. With strength in numbers, the neighboring pack is easily able to take down larger prey, but Nyota must find the power to make a kill by herself.

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