Photos: #LGBT: Gay lions seen in Kenya, gay men blamed for this

November 5, 2017 10:04 pm

Images of a romantic encounter between two male lions in Kenya’s Masai Mara has upset the country’s ‘moral police’ who has blamed gay men visiting the national park for ‘influencing’ the animals’ behaviour.

Can you feel the love tonight: The photographer observed the couple affectionately nuzzling each other after the mounting

Dr Ezekiel Mutua, who is responsible for TV and film censorship in Kenya, has called for the two lions in question to be caught and kept in isolation until scientists can ‘determine how they acquired homosexual behaviour’. Despite the fact that homosexuality among lions has been observed for decades, Dr Mutua is convinced that the lions would either have spotted gay men having sex in front of them, or been possessed by demons.

Missing the mane point: Dr Ezekiel Mutua also said there was not enough evidence that the two lions were male
In the jungle: The couple appear to have walked into some bushes to get some privacy
Happy hump-day! Homosexual activity is not unknown among lions, especially males, and scientists report that some eight per cent of all observed mountings in the wild are male on male
Damn, they've seen us: The happy couple then engaged in a love-making session that lasted for at least a minute, according to the photographer
Hakuna matata: One of the lions lie down under the bushes as the other climbs on top of it 
Gay pride: Two male lions were spotted engaging in sexual activity on the Masai Mara in Kenya, an incident which greatly upset one of the country's self-proclaimed 'moral policemen' who blames gay men for 'influencing' the animals
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