Estrus is a crucial part of the reproductive cycle for female lions. As a lioness approaches estrus, her body undergoes significant hormonal changes. These changes trigger a series of behaviours meant to signal her readiness to mate.

Once a lioness is in estrus, she becomes highly motivated to find a suitable male. When a lioness finds a suitable partner, courtship rituals commence, usually with nuzzling, grooming, and a mutual display of affection.

The “Dance of Love” video was taken whilst on tour in the Central Kalahari game reserve in Botswana.

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@outdoorgallery The Enigmatic Dance of Love. Estrus is a crucial part of the reproductive cycle for female lions. As a lioness approaches estrus, her body undergoes significant hormonal changes. These changes trigger a series of behaviours meant to signal her readiness to mate. Once a lioness is in estrus, she becomes highly motivated to find a suitable male. When a lioness finds a suitable partner, courtship rituals commence, usually with nuzzling, grooming and a mutual display of affection. The “Dance of Love” video was taken whilst on tour in the Central Kalahari game reserve in Botswana. Get in touch to discuss your tailor-made African photographic tour. https://www.outdoorgalleryphotography.com/photographic-tours/ Video courtesy of @outdoorgallery #lionphotography #lionworld #cats #thekingofthejungle #malelion #instagood #lionlovers #cat #bigcats #lionsofinstagram #love #lionking #lioness #kalahari #botswana #botswana🇧🇼tiktok #southafricatiktok #lioness #lionclip #lionvideoclips #videoclips #viralclips #wild #wildlife #videography #nature ♬ original sound – Outdoorgallery

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