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Good morning all....
Thanks for the wonderful response to my cheetah on the hunt yesterday...much appreciated
Here is one of the 6 lion cubs a bit lost in the long grass....she is so cute
Have a nice day
Colleen
Just to mention, Mom was a couple of metres in front and they were soon reunited....GrinGrinGrin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70-300mm f/4-5.6 G
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Aug 2013 - 8:56 AM
Focal Length:250mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.1
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Where are you mom
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:10 Sep 2013 - 6:45 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4269 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
10 Sep 2013 - 6:51 AM

He is very very cute but no cuddling ok? Wink

Harriet

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
10 Sep 2013 - 6:53 AM

Good morning from a cold but sunny Swellendam Colleen !! I really do love your 'bush 'photos as you have captured the dry winter bushveld look so well. This is such a little beauty and a stunning image !

Last Modified By Hermanus at 10 Sep 2013 - 6:53 AM
ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 354 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:00 AM

Hermanus's comment made me smile - I don't know why Wink

This is a very good picture, Colleen.
Lions have that colour coat to blend in with their surroundings so to get a clearly differentiated shot like that is remarkable.

Let's hope the answer to the question isn't "Behind you".

S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:04 AM

Simply FANTASTIC.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:04 AM

A delightful shot of this wee 'big cat': it does look a trifle woebegone.
Ronnie.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:09 AM

What a gorgeous image, Colleen SmileSmileSmile Carol

Caziwinkles
10 Sep 2013 - 7:18 AM

Definitely got the 'Aaah factor' - fab image. Smile

Carol

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
10 Sep 2013 - 7:22 AM

What a treasure Colleen...she is just beautiful...Superb image GrinGrin

PS ... My hubby said to ask you if you have heard of Sugarman Rodriguez...as he was known to have been a big hit in your part of the world many years ago...and nowhere else...we just saw a documentary on him last week..GrinGrin amazing singer Grin

Lynette GrinGrin

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 354 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:25 AM

Probably been eaten by now.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8246 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:27 AM

A fine shot of this bemused looking youngster

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:29 AM

Gorgeous capture..

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:33 AM

He certainly looks lost Colleen, great imageSmile


Cliff

kathrynlouise
10 Sep 2013 - 8:09 AM

Morning Colleen. A gorgeous capture. She's a beautiful cub. So envious of you seeing them in the wild, lucky lady Grin
kathryn

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41119 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 8:10 AM

Your timing is spot on, Colleen, lovely expression and body shape.

Dave

User_Removed
10 Sep 2013 - 8:11 AM

Beautifully detailed capture. Smile

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
10 Sep 2013 - 8:12 AM

Excellent Colleen, a fine composition,
Fred.

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1912 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom95 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 8:19 AM

Lovely image of this youngster.
Nigel

Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 8:33 AM

And we worry about Hedgehogs in the garden.

Grand work Lass.

Rock

PhilT2
PhilT2 e2 Member 4104 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England14 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 8:36 AM

Wonderful picture..........I could look at it all day GrinGrin

Jenny-D
Jenny-D e2 Member 4Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
10 Sep 2013 - 8:45 AM

Super cute capture Colleen, she is gorgeous.

Jenny Smile

johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 8johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 9:18 AM

Hi Colleen this is a real beauty super shotSmileSmileSmile
Regards John.

sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 9:22 AM

Beautifully captured especially the look of total look of bewilderment of the cubs face xx

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 9:24 AM

This really is acute image, Colleen!

Richard

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 437 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 9:26 AM

Very good timing to get this vulnerable look from this youngster!

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 9:38 AM

Always attentive are Lionesses, Hyena, Leopard, Cape Buffalo, always a danger for these vulnerable cubs.
#Ron

digital_boi
10 Sep 2013 - 10:04 AM

an endearing capture she seems to be lost in deep thought

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 11:26 AM

So natural - really enjoying all of these wildlife images.
KateGrinGrinGrin

xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 11:49 AM

Oh.. how lovely... SmileBeautiful shot and presentation.

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 12:07 PM

Nice to see the smaller family members Colleen !!
Good shot.
Mick.

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 9ChristineD vcard England
10 Sep 2013 - 2:23 PM

such a little beauty well presented

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 3:45 PM

She is adorable Colleen, lovely image,

Ali SmileSmileSmile

kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
10 Sep 2013 - 4:26 PM

Yes,like a kitten,isn`t she ?!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Very,very touching and cute !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Wonderful, Colleen!SmileSmileSmileSmile ---- Jukka.

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44297 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 4:39 PM

Perfectly timed to get that pose, Colleen...wandering around in tall grass all part of the learning curve...

Malc

Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7123 forum postsTrev_B vcard England66 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 5:33 PM

I wonder how long it will stay cute for?Wink A gorgeous image Colleen.

Trev

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 5:37 PM

A really cute & lovely image.
Ju

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2013 - 6:01 PM

Charming capture.

P.

Franko59
Franko59  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 6:27 PM

Another cracker!!,,,, IanSmile

capto
capto e2 Member 21475 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:03 PM

A very cute little thing, good job mum was around.Smile

ivor

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:22 PM

Beautiful imageSmile
NettaSmile

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
10 Sep 2013 - 7:27 PM

So cute

Peter

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7210 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:35 PM

Beautiful image Colleen, nice composition

AlexAppleby
10 Sep 2013 - 7:41 PM

Excellent shot - so lucky to see such a young cub out in the open.

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 7:46 PM

We were lucky Alex , there was actually 3 lionesses and their cubs. See tomorrows upload.

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 8:36 PM

So very dear!

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 8:40 PM

I just want to cuddle her, sooooooooooooooooooooooo cute.SmileSmile

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2013 - 8:42 PM

Cute as buttons!

CHRISB911
CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 12:24 PM

brilliant capture

Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
12 Sep 2013 - 12:10 AM

So cute and very well captured....Grin

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