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In another world

By Lillian  
This is Tiny...off dreaming in another world..of freedom
Have to be fast here..as internet keeps dropping!

Taken at WHF in Kent
Hand Held in bright sunlight
My favourite lion at WHF and fancy calling him Tine...anything But!

THANK YOU everyone! but especially to
Kate, Lucien, Hugh, Steve, Kathryn, Christine, Bob, Julie, Fred, and Cathy
for your User Awards


Lillian

Tags: General Kent Male Lion Whf Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature


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Comments


ugly Plus
9 9 57 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 12:02PM
A king of cats.
Well taken..

Dave

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widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
12 Aug 2013 12:09PM
Nicely lit and composed Lillian. Very regal looking Smile

Rod
bobsblues 7 10 2 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 12:09PM
Looks like he could do with a good comb Lillian. A super shot of this magnificent beast.SmileSmile
Rob
12 Aug 2013 12:12PM
Super close up Lillian, excellent detail,
Fred.
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
12 Aug 2013 12:20PM
Born Free......Lillian.
Ron.
kathrynlouise 5 423 1 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 12:31PM
He is gorgeous Lillian. What a mane. Definitely a king Grin
Fabulous capture GrinGrin

kathryn
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 12:33PM
Fantastic shot Lillian, superb detail and so beautifully captured

Hugh
12 Aug 2013 12:34PM
Superb detailed image with good lighting & POV
Regards Brian
12 Aug 2013 12:57PM
Dreaming of the wild frontiers perhaps...........GrinGrinGrin
beautiful shot like from me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
ColleenA Plus
5 337 5 Australia
12 Aug 2013 1:04PM
He sure is a handsome beast, what a mane....well captured
King of the Jungle and the plains.

Dougie
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
12 Aug 2013 1:11PM
This is a lovely image Lillian !! A real beauty !
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 117 Scotland
12 Aug 2013 1:37PM
Wonderful portrait of this handsome big cat, and doesn't he know it.
Fine shot, Lillian.
Ronnie.
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 141 15 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 1:50PM
A super image Lillian, like the titleSmile

Cliff
SlowSong Plus
8 6.9k 30 England
12 Aug 2013 1:58PM
Sad. Remembering perhaps. Sad
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 2:00PM
Magnificence at first hand...

The Lion's Roar

Deafening was the Lions roar.
In strength and pride he stands.
Terror was the way he rules.
As King through out the lands.

For miles around he could be heard,
Letting known his wrath.
Roaring out his challenge,
To all who crossed his path.

Majestic was his stature.
And fear he did instill.
Waiting for the time to come
When he'd make his kill.

Lying hidden on the grassy plains.
Silently he stalks his prey.
Patiently waiting for his chance
To claim his feast this day.

Sated now he sleeps the day,
Lying in the shade of trees.
Waiting for the night to come,
To then do as he please.

Once again he makes his way,
In his throat a growl.
Letting all around the Plain
Know he's on the prowl.

All creatures know that fearsome sound,
Knows death is at the door.
They know the King is getting close,
When they hear the Lions Roar!

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
12 Aug 2013 2:04PM
Very well done Lillian!
AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 2:07PM
You've captured his look so well Lillian - poor old thing looks as if he's been fighting again! Smile
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 2:20PM
He has indeed Ann, and the culprit has been put in another enclosure...sadly
Thank You Nathan...lovely and so true
thank you all, sorry waiting for BT to ''try'' to sort out my broadband
xx
fentiger 16 916 23 England
12 Aug 2013 2:41PM
Majestic!!

Albert
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
12 Aug 2013 2:45PM
Thoroughly beautiful light and detail you've got here, Lillian. Not to mention so perfectly capturing that very intent gaze!

Andrew
12 Aug 2013 3:12PM
Fine portrait of this amazing creature !
George
12 Aug 2013 3:18PM
He really is off in dreamland
What a magnificent beast
Mike_Smith Plus
10 396 1 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 3:40PM
King of the Jungle, what a cracking shot you have got of him Lillian
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 3:53PM
Wrong name for this big beast, great image Lillian. Thanks for your kind comments.
Brian
graceland 12 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 4:16PM
hope you never got tooooo close
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 10 England
12 Aug 2013 4:27PM
And posed very nicely for you too Lillian! Excellent work as always Smile
Trev Smile
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
12 Aug 2013 4:42PM
As we say in Scotland Lillian,
''a fine heid o hair'' here !!
Good detail.
Good shot.
Mick.
JuBarney Plus
6 25 3 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 5:36PM
A splendid detailed shot of this rather bored and sad majestic beast.
(Perhaps I would have called it Bad Hair Day!)
Ju
Irishkate Plus
6 41 110 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 5:46PM
Tiny looks every part of The King of the Beasts accolade - a magnificent looking animal Lillian.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Maiwand 10 3 72 England
12 Aug 2013 5:49PM
A very regal portrait Lillian-- as befits a King!!!! GrinGrinGrin
Ron
CaroleS Plus
7 430 3 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 6:07PM
What a fantastic mane, beautiful light and detailSmile
12 Aug 2013 6:28PM
A very majestic image here Lillian, a fantastic Main.

John Smile
richmowil Plus
8 321 2 England
12 Aug 2013 7:02PM
Great portrait of this fine animal!! Excellent image!!
12 Aug 2013 7:18PM
A fantastic shot Lillian, the detail is wonderful Smile
Jan
danbrann 12 636 17
12 Aug 2013 7:34PM
A great portrait Lillian. Absolutely spot on.
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 7:55PM
Great capture Smile

Eileen
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 8:01PM
Just outstanding, love it. Grin
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 9:08PM
King of the jungle and it shows, great work
12 Aug 2013 9:14PM
Superb portrait Lillian of this wonderful animal..Lin
12 Aug 2013 9:19PM
Great shot Lillian. Cathy
netta1234 5 382 2 Wales
12 Aug 2013 9:21PM
SmileA Lovely imageSmile
NettaSmile
moiral 7 12 Scotland
12 Aug 2013 9:21PM
A very majestic chap Lillian. You do love your lions Grin. Super portrait. Moira
johnlw 10 1 10 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 9:43PM
He looks like a majestic but old man, lovely detail.
Regards John.
marktc Plus
6 96 15 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2013 9:47PM
Regal and magnificent
abeeror2 5 23 Australia
12 Aug 2013 10:44PM
Fantastic!!SmileSmileSmileSmile
Superb image Lillian, the detail of his beard and mane are just perfect.. I love lions...from a distance of course..GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin
13 Aug 2013 10:52AM
Immediately obvious - the king!Smile
Regards Valery
pamelajean Plus
11 994 1924 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2013 10:40PM
Someone with a weird sense of humour gave him that name. Still, the image is a big hit, and taking it is no small feat.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
13 Aug 2013 11:17PM
what a wonderful, dreamy expression. I bet some could dream of giving him a good brush!
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
17 Aug 2013 12:26PM
A magnificent poprtrait of this noble beast, a real lion king if ever I saw one

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