“but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want to seem to be as by what we want to conceal.” ― J. Russell Lynes
Female and male lions camouflaged in Serengeti grasses. The color of the male’s mane correlates his health, testosterone, and vigor; the darker the mane, the more powerful the lion. Females have shown a preference for lions with dark manes over light manes.
Photos by Mary O’Connor © 2011