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Lioness in Serengetti

By JuBarney
We were spell-bound watching two males returning to the family one morning a few years ago and this lioness was keeping careful watch. (This one is for Steve who has been so very kind about my African images.)

Many thanks for all the C&Cs recently.

PS. I liked the dark green surround but have changed it to black for Lillian!

Tags: Lion Lioness Kenya Wildlife and nature Serengetti

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Comments


18 Jan 2014 11:02AM
Excellent capture Ju, lovely image,
Fred.

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CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
18 Jan 2014 11:03AM
A wonderful natural history image, Ju. Carol
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
18 Jan 2014 11:49AM
Hiding in the long grasses but definitely on the lookout: lovely capture in this natural setting.
R.
18 Jan 2014 1:04PM
Muchly envious Ju. Beautiful memory captured of seeing this beautiful lioness GrinGrin

Kathryn
18 Jan 2014 2:29PM
Well taken.
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2014 3:21PM
Well camouflaged tooSmile

Adrian
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2014 3:53PM
Wonderful shot Ju.
Brian
Mike_Smith Plus
9 302 1 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2014 5:10PM
Cracking picture Ju, i have dreamed of going out there to see animals like this in the wild, since i was a small boy
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2014 5:15PM
Very alert and watchful. Excellent capture. Peter.
ali63 Plus
4 741 1 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2014 5:44PM
Super capture,

Ali Smile
18 Jan 2014 7:19PM
Great shot love the colours and detail.
Kojack.
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
18 Jan 2014 7:56PM
Nice Image Ju!! I like it a lot!!
18 Jan 2014 8:27PM
Lovely shot Ju. Cathy
ColleenA Plus
4 318 4 Australia
18 Jan 2014 8:34PM
Excellent capture Ju, I am itching to get back I to the bush, only 2 months more to wait
18 Jan 2014 9:07PM
Love how it is blending in with the grass. Beautiful image.
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2014 9:24PM
Lovely shot, Ju - at the end of a very long lens I hope. Grin


Ray
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2014 9:14AM
Nicely captured in the natural setting Ju
it is the bright green around the image that
distracts from a beautifully timed shot
Lillian
sorry friend
19 Jan 2014 10:19AM
2005 - time for another visit, Ju? Smile
Lionesses (who do most of the hunting) blend very well with tall, yellow-topped grass.
Sometimes, it's difficult to spot them in such an environment.
You did well to do so and were quite close (57mm f/l), so would have been an enchanting moment for you.

Simon
capto Plus
4 3.9k 8 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2014 6:24PM
A lovely natural shot.Smile

ivor
20 Jan 2014 10:35PM
Super safari image JuGrin
danbrann Plus
11 620 17
22 Jan 2014 7:34PM
Super in it's natural environment.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
16 Feb 2014 7:23PM
57mm Ju, you were brave! You could have ended up as lunch!Tongue

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