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Staring in the Face of a Lion

I volunteered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for three months at a school for children who are deaf. On a long weekend, I decided to take a 3-day safari. We came across a pride of lions when I shot this photo of a young male lion who is growing a mane.

TAGS: Africa, Lion, Safari, Wild

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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Meredith Chait.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2014
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 19, 2015, 2:09 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: NIKON D40X
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO280
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