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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
Otherworld: The Magical Landscapes of the Vale Sagrado in Peru
City of Rome, NY behind an apartment building.
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St. Haralambos
St. Haralambos
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
Milky Way over the sea
12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Lioness on a buffalo kill

This lioness was busy defending her kill from hungry vultures and crows that wanted to get in on the feast. Just after I took this photograph, she managed to drag the entire carcass into the vegetated riverbed behind in an awesome display of strength and power.

TAGS: Buffalo, 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: 23
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 28, 2014, 5:26 a.m.
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Camera Model: PENTAX K-50
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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