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Come on then!

By Lillian  
This is Ares the Black Jaguar..testing me!

Tried to fade most out and keep focus on the face...snow still just there
V2 nonchalant, just licking my lips

Both hand held

Thank You everyone for dropping by and leaving your comments..really grateful
and thank you to Steve, Nick, Annette, Graham, Ann, and Bob for your User Awards

Enjoy your day


Tags: General Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Whf kent Ares Black jaguar

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 11:18AM
two stunners lillian fantastic detail and colours v2 just nicks it for me today nice ones Wink

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JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 11:23AM
Two superb shots, and he looks as though he means business!
DeSilver Plus
10 14 12 England
16 Jan 2013 11:30AM
Well what can one say except these two images are up to the usual very high standard that we have come to expect from you Lillian.

Looks like there is no wire or glass between you and this beautiful Big Cat. These are really two wonderful shots! Smile Smile Smile

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
16 Jan 2013 11:31AM
Lovely captures, Lillian. v2 has more space to walk into and has more dof. Fine work again.

Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
16 Jan 2013 11:31AM
This is one of my most favourite animals Lillian !! Excellent photos !!
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
16 Jan 2013 11:37AM
Two stunning captures again Lillian V2 for me.


9 10 10 England
16 Jan 2013 11:38AM
Two excellent captures Lillian.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
16 Jan 2013 11:43AM
on the thumbnail I thought this is you black cat... til I saw the node Smile
excellent Lilian
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
16 Jan 2013 11:46AM
Great eye contact
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
16 Jan 2013 11:49AM
He looks so soft and cuddly, Lillian, but don't be fooled Wink Two excellent captures. Carol
16 Jan 2013 11:58AM
brilliant love v2 i think that he/she is eying you up as lunch
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
16 Jan 2013 12:26PM
Just one great big pussy cat in V1, while V2 sort of says it all! Two superb images of a most handsome creature.

16 Jan 2013 12:34PM
He's stunning Lillian. 2 beautiful shots but no 2 just gets it, looking at you thinking, mmmmm tasty Tongue
So wish I could drive, love the tigers, lions and snow leopards at Dudley but so many other big cats I could be capturing.

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
16 Jan 2013 12:47PM
Those are very penetrating eyes. I think I prefer V2 with that huge foot and tongue .......Sandy
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 1:51PM
Two stunning images Lillian, has to be V1 as my favorite

rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
16 Jan 2013 1:51PM
A kind of intent !! here Lillian.
16 Jan 2013 1:55PM
Excellent captures Lillian, V2 a slight favourite,
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 1:56PM
Superb focus on the head, what a beautiful big cat!
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
16 Jan 2013 2:12PM
Both superb captures, Lillian, especially for the eyes!

Misty56 10 22 1 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 2:24PM
tis is a eye catcher, one cat to watch all the time, well taken Lillian see you in April x
16 Jan 2013 2:40PM
two excellent captures again Lillian both with great eye contact again V2 is the winner+++ again today love the stare the licking of the lips and the paw gives you an idea of the power of this very fine animal

SlowSong Plus
9 7.3k 30 England
16 Jan 2013 3:16PM
Amazing picture. If you cover up the bottom of the cat's face it looks like a common-or-garden pussy cat. But see the whole face and Whoooaaaaa!!!Smile
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
16 Jan 2013 3:32PM
Rich, lush well cared for fur suggesting he eats well and is a happy monster-- These are wonderful images!
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
16 Jan 2013 3:49PM
Two more beauties, Lillian, but V2 just has to be my fave here! Wink
Trev Smile
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 3:53PM
v2 for me Lilian marvellous captures both though!
nikshot 8 9 1 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 4:25PM
Just awesome!!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

16 Jan 2013 4:37PM
Two stunning pictures, Lillian - V2 for me!

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
16 Jan 2013 4:38PM
Having caught sight of you, he is licking his lips: love to know what was going through his mind at that moment.
Two wonderful shots of this handsome big cat, Lillian.
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 4:43PM
2 Superb images and I'd love a cuddle.
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
16 Jan 2013 5:12PM
Two excellent images again with a preference for No. 2.

susanbarton 10 11 1 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 5:26PM
Two brilliant shots I fave V2 but love both

Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 5:53PM that expression in V1 !!!!!!!!!
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
16 Jan 2013 6:00PM
Beautiful and rare animal Lillian. Good shot.
16 Jan 2013 6:32PM
Wow, what a menacing Beast you've captured here Lillian, scary but excellent.

John Smile
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 6:43PM
Scary and magnificent. I am definitely going to add a caption to version 2 Lillian!
Mike_Smith Plus
10 476 1 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 7:01PM
Wow what a big cat this one is Lillian
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 7:02PM
Wow! I thought from the thumb it was an ordinary moggy, great shot Lillian
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 7:03PM
Stunning and scary wildlife imagery Lillian.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 7:20PM
Spot on with the focus Lillian

A black beauty indeed

rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 7:42PM
To capture detail in black fur is very difficult as you know Lillian, yet you have managed it superbly well. Hand held too!.

Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 7:42PM
These are really wonderful Lillian.................. one bit I really like is those little white hairs in his legsGrinGrin
16 Jan 2013 8:04PM
2superb images Lillian. You have got the exposure spot on showing his features. Very difficult with the black coat. Beautiful
Jenni x
16 Jan 2013 8:11PM
No 1 for me. The cat look's hungry. Great shot.Smile
Suehh 11 39 6 England
16 Jan 2013 9:31PM
I thought V1 was a fine shot, which it is, but then I saw V2 and love it - so menacing and beautiful at the same time
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 9:34PM
What a beauty! Both superbly captured Lillian, well done!
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
16 Jan 2013 9:46PM
A brilliant set with great eye contactSmile
Paul_cats Plus
12 61 22 Scotland
16 Jan 2013 9:47PM
2 excellent shots of this adorable creature. Very well timed in V2.
User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 9:55PM
both brill shots, but would not be getting to close to this fella ha Bob Smile
16 Jan 2013 10:26PM
Superb facial expression and eye contact in V1.
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
16 Jan 2013 10:37PM
You have controlled the blacks so well Lillian.
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
16 Jan 2013 11:08PM
Two beautiful shots of a beautiful animal.

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 11:10PM
Two great images with that penetrating stare.
That's not next doors cat coming to see what you have, blimey Lillian are you on a death wish?

Tibetan 5 3 England
17 Jan 2013 1:18PM
Crickey Lillian, you do get in there don't you lol. hope you do not end up in the food chain! well done love V2. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Glyn1 8 4 1 England
17 Jan 2013 8:19PM
Wow, what an experience, superb Lillian.

pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2007 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 11:06PM
Ares is a beauty, and I like both pictures, Lillian, but particularly like that big paw being lifted in V2.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 1:46AM
AMAZING shots... Love the eye contact in V1. But V2 would make me shake as he looks about to pounce on you! Great work. IB
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
20 Jan 2013 5:31PM
It looks like he's got you in his sights, these are awesome images

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