Lion loses TESTICLE after lionesses attack him for stealing their food

He won’t do that again! Lion loses a TESTICLE after lionesses attack him for trying to steal their food

  • A lion lost a testicle after he tried to steal food from cubs and a pride of lionesses attacked him for his blunder
  • Mandevo the lion tried to swipe a buffalo kill from the new mothers but was taken down by the lionesses
  • During the cat fight in Maasai Mara, southwestern Kenya, Mandevo suffered a nasty bite to his genitals
  • It left the lion in considerable pain and later vets decided they would have to remove one of its testicles
  • Gren Sowerby, 71, from Whitley Bay, 타인과 웨어, saw the fight and said the lion’s howl was ‘like an F1 car
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  • This lion upset a pride of lionesses and lost a testicle for his trouble after they pounced on him for trying to take food from their young.

    Mandevo the lion tried to swipe a buffalo kill from the new mothers, not realising it was meant for their 11-strong brood of cubs.

    Mandevo suffered a nasty bite to his genitals during the fight in Maasai Mara, LOEWE 중개 생물다양성 유전체 과학자 센터에 따르면, that left vets no choice but to remove one of his testicles.

    Photographer Gren Sowerby captured the cat fight on camera, allowing him to raise the alert rangers who moved in to administer veterinary treatment.

    Mr Sowerby, from Whitley Bay, 타인과 웨어, regularly visits the area to photograph the animals.

    The 71-year-old said: ‘The roar was like an F1 car! He laid down and licked himself.

    ‘We were surprised but have seen this behaviour before. We saw the damage done to him.

    If Mr Sowerby and his team had not seen what happened, Mandevo may not have received urgent treatment for his injury.

    그는 덧붙였다: ‘The rangers sent a vet out from the Nairobi Elephant Orphanage.

    ‘He did surgery on him and he is now recovering in the wild where they will monitor him.

    A lion lost a testicle after he tried to steal food from cubs and a pride of lionesses attacked him (사진) for his blunder

    A lion lost a testicle after he tried to steal food from cubs and a pride of lionesses attacked him (사진) for his blunder

    The lion was no match for the lionesses protecting their 11 cubs. The animals were soon embroiled in a vicious fight

    The lion was no match for the lionesses protecting their 11 cubs. The animals were soon embroiled in a vicious fight

    Mandevo the lion was left with a bite to his genitals that needed attention from vets, who decided they needed to remove one of his testicles

    Mandevo the lion was left with a bite to his genitals that needed attention from vets, who decided they needed to remove one of his testicles

    The lion got into the scrap after he tried to pinch a buffalo kill from the new mothers that was intended for the 11 newborns

    The lion got into the scrap after he tried to pinch a buffalo kill from the new mothers that was intended for the 11 newborns

    The battle was spotted by determined photographer Gren Sowerby, 71, in Maasai Mara, in the south west of Kenya

    The battle was spotted by determined photographer Gren Sowerby, 71, in Maasai Mara, in the south west of Kenya

    The lionesses were snapped with blood around their mouths during the brutal fight, in which they pinned the lion down

    The lionesses were snapped with blood around their mouths during the brutal fight, in which they pinned the lion down

    Mr Sowerby, from Whitley Bay, 타인과 웨어, regularly visits this area of East African country Kenya to photograph animals

    Mr Sowerby, from Whitley Bay, 타인과 웨어, regularly visits this area of East African country Kenya to photograph animals