In pictures: A Lion's Tale
A closer look at the lions we followed in the Masai Mara, and featured in this episode.
Lion cub Moja
Moja stretches up in a tree in the Masai Mara, Kenya.
Moja’s mother, Nyota, sitting in the Masai Mara, Kenya.
Moja and Nyota
Young lion cub Moja and his mother, Nyota, lying in the long grass.
Nyota in search of food
Lioness Nyota will often search for prey from the advantage of an acacia tree.
Moja's mother killing a warthog to feed herself and her cub Moja.
Nyota and warthog
Moja's mother, Nyota, killing a warthog.
A clan of hyenas
Hyenas pose a serious threat to lion cubs and are competition for prey.
Lioness Nyota looks out from under an acacia tree.