Photos: The Biggest Lions on Earth

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Lions by the car

Credit: Douglas Main
Male lions in the Okavango Delta, a lush wetland where the Okavango River collides with the Kalahari Desert, are the largest lions on Earth, said filmmaker…Read More »

Dereck Joubert. Dereck and his wife, Beverly, both National Geographic explorers-in-residence, made a film about how these male lions survive, called "Game of Lions," which premiers Sunday (Dec. 1) at 10 p.m. ET on Nat Geo Wild.   Less «
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Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer

Douglas Main

Douglas has written for the New York Times Green Blog, Popular Mechanics and Discover Magazine. He has an M.A. in journalism from the Science, Health & Environmental Reporting Program at New York University. Before that he studied biology and English literature at Washington University in St. Louis.
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