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Fall at peak at Divide lake
Good to the Last Scrap
Centro Comercial
Dead Tree on Mt. Pinos
Bats
A Pangolin Showing his Tongue!
Waterbok Posing in front of the Drakensberg
Gone Fishin'
Cachoeira da Fumaça
Gafanhoto
A colorful sun rise over the mountains in Yosemite National Park
A Lioness Taking A Drink
Breathtaking views
Little Rhino and Mama
Nature's texture
Old Ironsides
Great Blue Heron rising
Fallen Leaves
Snowy owl and crow
Number 14
Texas Cattle
Subúrbios
Early morning fog taken with Nikon 5100 (auto)
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A Lioness Taking A Drink

Our drive was out tracking a cheetah first thing in the morning and came across this lady as we made our way north through the reserve. She wandered casually out of the reeds right in front of us and kept an eye on our vehicle as she drank. Her cubs were feasting on a zebra not far off. Even though I knew there was always a chance of encountering wildlife while working on this reserve, these sorts of encounters were still always a bit surreal.

TAGS: Africa, Lion, South Africa, Wildlife

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Seattle, Washington, United States of America
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© Lars Nelson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2017
Total Views: 28
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 2, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO5000
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