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Male Lion in Dramatic Early Morning Sun #0554

This large male lion (simba in Swahili) is a member of a pride of 9 lions (2 males, 3 females, and 4 cubs). The pride had killed 2 zebras before sunrise on the Serengeti in Tanzania, Africa. The 2 male lions ate one and the females and cubs ate the other. Here, the male had finished, and walked to a small muddy water hole for a drink. After his drink, he stood up to look back at the pride.

Technical: Canon 1D Mark II 8-megapixel camera, Canon 500 mm f/4 L IS lens plus a 1.4x teleconverter giving 700 mm at f/5.6. Exposure: 1/500 second at ISO 200. This is the full height image with horizontal crop to 8x10 proportions.

Wild and free. No calls or bait were used to acquire this image.

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