Wild Travel - the lions of Busanga

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KAFUE NATIONAL PARK, ZAMBIA

A pair of lions from one of the Shumba Camp area’s three prides

WORDS SOPHIE STAFFORD PHOTOS NEIL ALDRIDGE

The seemingly endless floodplains of Zambia’s Kafue National Park are rich in rare wildlife. It was in this beautiful yet harsh environment that Sophie Stafford met the ‘swamp lions’ of the Busanga Plains

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