By Charlotte Nisbet

A lazy lion has been spotted hanging in a tree while having a nap at a national park.

Peter Mukasa, 43, a tour guide at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda was showing guests around when he saw the lion.

Pic by Peter Mukasa/Caters News

The lion can be seen sleeping on on a tree branch in the park in a series of precarious but perfectly-balanced poses.

Peter said: “We were in search of the famous tree climbing lions.

“This lion can be seen relaxing and looking for prey while above.

Pic by Peter Mukasa/Caters News 

“I always enjoy such moments because it’s what my guests always look for in this area it’s always a pleasure to find locate them.”