Sustainable Travel
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Rest stop on the road to enlightenment
The look of a Doggy
I See You
Sunset at Lincoln City Oregon.
Lion Cub
The Ivory Trade
Three In A Row
Shadowed Lion
Lion Portrait
Here Comes Dad
Brotherly Love
Lion Sleeping
Lioness at Sunrise
In the Jungle
Lion Cub at the River
Lion Hunt
Pondering Lion
Sunset in Tucson
Rufous Hummingbird at the Albion Basin, Utah
Lioness
Sunshine at la push beach
Black and White Twirl Girl
Chipping Sparrow in Breeding Plumage
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Lion Sleeping

This is sustainable travel because I was just a wildlife photographer for lion conservation. Lion populations are down over 40% and it is estimated that lion populations are less than 20,000. In the 1900's, there were over 200,000 lions in the wild. Their habitat has decreased by an astonishing 80% and they are now extinct in over 20 African countries. Many factors contribute to their decline such as human/lion conflict, inbreeding within prides, and high cub mortality rates. As a photographer, I hope to raise awareness about the issues facing lions. If we lose them, the whole ecosystem will be thrown off.

TAGS: Africa, Animal, Conservation, Lion, Zimbabwe

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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Elissa Title.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
Total Views: 40
Filed Under: Sustainable Travel
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Aug. 12, 2016, 1:03 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T4i
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO1000
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PHOTO LOCATION Gweru, Zimbabwe