A Lion Guardian mid-jump

A Lion Guardian celebrating the Games by jumping. In the Maasai culture, it is traditional for men to engage in this competitive jumping activity, which is used to show the murrans, or warriors', stamina and strength...and to impress the girls! This Lion Guardian is showing how high he can jump and having a great time in the process.

Learn more about the joint Panthera/Living with Lions Lion Guardians program at www.panthera.org/programs/lion/lion-guardians

© Kylie McQualter