A scene right out of the Lion King

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This stunning photograph of the sun setting across the African landscape is truly breathtaking – as well as looking just like the iconic scene from The Lion King.

After a day spent with lions, photographer Julia Sundukova captured the most recognisable sunset in film on her way back to the lodge.

***COPYRIGHT UNKNOWN. FOR REFERENCE ONLY. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.*** PIC FROM CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: A comparison of the sunset of in the film. ) - Is this breath-taking fiery horizon the real life Lion King sunset? After a day spent with lions, Julia Sundukova captured the most recognisable sunset in film on her way back to the lodge. You might spot the difference being three gazelles replacing THAT tree. SEE CATERS COPY.

PIC FROM CATERS NEWS –  A comparison of the sunset in the film.

Julia said: “Time with lions flies by unnoticed and it was getting late according to park rules so I had to run.

PIC BY JULIA SUNDUKOVA/CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: A sunset similar to the one featured in the film. ) - Is this breath-taking fiery horizon the real life Lion King sunset? After a day spent with lions, Julia Sundukova captured the most recognisable sunset in film on her way back to the lodge. You might spot the difference being three gazelles replacing THAT tree. SEE CATERS COPY.

PIC BY JULIA SUNDUKOVA/CATERS NEWS – Is this breath-taking fiery horizon the real life Lion King sunset?

“But when I saw that wonderful sunset with gazelles silhouettes on the horizon, I had to stop to take a picture.

PIC BY JULIA SUNDUKOVA/CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: A sunset similar to the one featured in the film. ) - Is this breath-taking fiery horizon the real life Lion King sunset? After a day spent with lions, Julia Sundukova captured the most recognisable sunset in film on her way back to the lodge. You might spot the difference being three gazelles replacing THAT tree. SEE CATERS COPY.

PIC BY JULIA SUNDUKOVA/CATERS NEWS – After a day spent with lions, Julia Sundukova captured the most recognisable sunset in film on her way back to the lodge. 

“I love the two gazelles, they are looking to opposite sides but they are still a couple. “