An absolutely gorgeous lion was caught on camera striking a pose on the Serengeti, Tanzania. His proudly attitude and the way he’s shaking his tremendous mane looks like he tries to remind everyone that he’s ‘The King.’

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The superb snaps were caught on camera by the wildlife photographer Alex Kirichko. The 52-year-old Switzerland-based photographer was on the Namiri Plains in Serengeti, Tanzania, when spotted the majestic beast. Caught amid a storm, he managed to get some dramatic snaps of the lion while his impressive mane is whipped by the strong wind.

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“I went specifically to Namiri Plains to photograph the huge amounts of lions and cheetahs that there is there,” Alex told CATERS NEWS. “It was in the morning and I was waiting for a storm to come to get some dramatic pictures. The wind was very strong.”

Alex Kirichko / Caters News

While exploring the view, Alex immediately noticed the massive lion sitting on the rocks just like he was waiting for the camera. “When I spotted the lion, I couldn’t help but notice that he seemed to be posing for me,” the lucky photographer said. “I felt like I was a top fashion photographer!”

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Nick Almasan – Nick studied journalism at the University of Barcelona. He is well connected with major news agencies and travels around the globe to research various news facts. He is a perfect photographer and an appreciated publisher in our media group. He speaks fluent english and spanish.