TODAY is World Lion Day, a day dedicated to the majestic creatures in an effort to help save them from extinction.
World Lion Day supports organisations that promote conservation efforts of the dwindling lion population, check out these incredible snaps of the beautiful big cats highlighting just why every effort should be made to save these extraordinary creatures.
A pride of lions walk through long grass single file[/caption]
A lioness pounces on an unsuspecting wilderbeast[/caption]
A majestic male lion is watched by tourists on safari as he strolls through tall grass[/caption]
A pride of adorable cubs relax in the cool grass[/caption]
A male lion watches over his cub[/caption]
A young cub is startled by by two prowling lionesses[/caption]
A lion shakes water from his huge mane[/caption]
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