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Terraced Beauty
Dwarf Mongoose
A quiet moment on the barge canal
Dik-dik's Beauty Shot
A boat ride across Delta Lake
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Lioness
Lioness on a buffalo kill
Hunting Dog
New Morning, New Hope
Baboon Face
Stars over the sea
Rails at sea
house in the mountains
sunrise in the sea
Sunset with butterflies
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Starry sky over the mountain
12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Lioness

On her way to a nearby waterhole for a drink, this lioness passed right by our car, so close that I chickened out and closed the car window just after taking this shot! The experience of such as close encounter with such a magnificent, powerful wild animal going about their daily business is unforgettable.

TAGS: Kruger, Lion, South Africa, Wildlife

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Perth, Australia
Member since 2014
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© Christine Cooper.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2014
Total Views: 29
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 28, 2014, 5:38 a.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: PENTAX K-50
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO400
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