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Royal Road
Flower Curtain
Flower Collage
Concrete Storm
Church Lights and Shadows
Arch
Port of Funchal
Caves by the Atlantic ocean
Never-ending dusk
Salmon Spawning
The Watch Tower
Violent Love
Remote village in the middle of nowhere
leaves on the floor
Snail in the rain
The mirrored sky in a lake
Overwhelmed by the sky
Lifespring
Angkor creature
U-theatre of Taiwan
Seagulls Feeding in Cordova Alaska
Cows on the meadow
The Berg
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Violent Love

When a male and female lion pair up, the separate from the pride for as much as a week. During the first few days their coupling can take place every 10 minutes. Each time only lasts a few seconds and ends with a dramatic roar or an annoyed female biting the male and inspiring him to be a bit more gentle. This is that moment.

TAGS: Africa, Lion, Mating, Safari, Serengeti, Tanzania

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Prescott, Arizona, United States of America
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© Alex Berger.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2016
Total Views: 52
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2017, 6:29 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 6D
Focal Length: 149mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO250
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PHOTO LOCATION Arusha, Tanzania