Mapogo lion coalition
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The Mapogo lion coalition was a band of male
South African lions that controlled the Sabi Sand region in Kruger National Park. The coalition became infamous for their sheer power and strength in taking over and dominating an area of approximately
70,000 ha (170,000 acres). It is believed the
Mapogos killed in excess of 100 lions and cubs ina little over a year. The statistics may be higher given their coverage of such large territories.'") At its peak, the coalition consisted of six males - the leader
Makulu (also spelled as Rasta, Scar,
Pretty Boy, Kinky Tail and Mr.