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Lunch 50

By SimonFletch  
Thank you all very much indeed for your Comments and Votes on Lunch 49 - The Common Waxbill. I was also highly delighted to receive a User Award from Nathan ( NDODS ). I am glad you liked the little fellow - a touch different to today's upload, for which I apologise in advance, to those with more genteel tastes..! So, Lunch has reached its half century. Thank you all for your great support and good humour, along the way. I have thoroughly enjoyed the ride Smile

Jeff's one-liner "Don't those seeds get stuck in your fillings though!!" came immediately after shelling out 85, just for a consultation with his dentist..! Owch, what was the final bill, Jeff.. Anyone on EPZ do mortgages? Andy keeps reminding me about spending too much time on EPZ and not getting on with my work. Talk about a thorn in my side, he's like having a second conscious. You are possibly right, my friend, but keep it up and you may be joining a growing list for the Lions Stadium..! Grin

Today's 'Lunch'
A lioness, eating a Buffalo and sporting a suitably bloodied face. V2 is her, with her head buried into her Lunch. It may please some of you blood-thirsty ones? I bet you lot are an absolute delight at a barbeque Tongue

Have a Terrific Thursday..!

Simon

Tags: Lioness Lunch Eating Kenya Buffalo Masai mara Wildlife and nature Carcus

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Comments


23 Jan 2014 3:23AM
Congratulations on reaching 50 lunches. This is a great feat. Superb shot.

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nonur Plus
8 17 11 Turkey
23 Jan 2014 3:41AM
This is quite a different experience, Simon. Ripping lips with lips and teeth. Are they easier to rip and chew, or tastier than any other part? Who'd ever know? Terrific shots, mate!
Now these are photos worthy of the name lunch, Simon. None by pa by seeds.....going after the real thing. Lions doing what lions do.

Peter
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 5:02AM
Great head shot of this lioness Simon and is that a few flies sharing her lunch as well.Smile
Rob
Bantu Plus
3 7 1 India
23 Jan 2014 5:49AM
This time really clean and beautiful shot.
Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
23 Jan 2014 6:37AM
Lots of lions today, this one a little more gruesome than Colleen's but I've had my breakfast so all's well. I retract all previous comments about work...you should rest up, put your feet up, have a brew, you're retired, don't let those pesky kids make you do too much......hopefully enough to keep me from being lunch 51 Grin

Oh and these are both excellent shots mate.

Andy
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
23 Jan 2014 6:46AM
A meal fit for a king, Simon, or should that read queen? Bloody good captures, as always. Carol
viscostatic 10 35 5 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 8:06AM
Messy eaters these lions - no table manners. Would never do on 'Come Dine With Me.' I wonder if they eat the flies as well. Great photos Simon.

Phil.
23 Jan 2014 8:19AM
Bet she'll need to do some serious flossing after eating this bit of steak!Smile
Two excellent shots, Simon.

Richard
23 Jan 2014 8:20AM
Excellent close up captures Simon,
Fred.
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 27 Northern Ireland
23 Jan 2014 8:25AM
is that similar to apple bobbing? WinkGrinGrinGrinBlush
Stunning images, Simon. Great detail too with uninvited guests (flies) too enjoying the meal. Buffalo and lion have a tempestuous relationship and its not always predator/prey in one direction only.
Fred
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 8:43AM
A great milestone in photographic achievements, your 50 Lunches have been superb, they may not have all been to everyones taste, but hey ho that's life.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Mike_Young 10 12 9 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 8:58AM
Nature at its best...Smashing !
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2014 9:13AM
Superb images of this beautiful Lioness,

Ali Grin
jdinne 13 16 England
23 Jan 2014 9:33AM
Excellent Simon so glad I have finished my porridge Grin. Top class..........

John
gwynn56 5 87 England
23 Jan 2014 10:04AM
nice capture , SmileSmile
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 338 England
23 Jan 2014 10:19AM
Congratulatins on reaching your 50th Lunch Smile
This is a 'proper' lunch image, something to get your teeth into GrinGrinGrin

Keith
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
23 Jan 2014 11:23AM
A bit more meat on the bones here Simon.
A full three courser I fancy !!
I don't fancy being a lion though.
It seems to be all meat they eat.
I would miss my starter and pudding dish I think !!
Mick.
23 Jan 2014 2:17PM
Fabulous Simon. A beautiful lioness at lunch GrinGrin

Kathryn
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
23 Jan 2014 3:11PM
Quality shot Simon. Well spotted indeed.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
23 Jan 2014 4:10PM
Two stunning images SimonSmileSmile
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
23 Jan 2014 6:27PM
Two beauties Simon!! She looks like shes having a rest!!
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
23 Jan 2014 7:17PM
Two tremendous images Simon, these give a whole new meaning to the term luncheon meat, this is fresh and straight off the bone
23 Jan 2014 9:35PM
You must be full up by now Simon with 50 lunches! Great shots I just don't look at the buffalo! Cathy
23 Jan 2014 10:22PM
Can't believe it's been 50 already. Must admit I'm enjoying it enormously (love a bit of lunch myself)!!! This is a great one - love it!
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
24 Jan 2014 12:34PM
The front bit of the buffalo muzzle is eaten away! I wonder why...can't have been much there to begin with.

Two superb captures, Simon. Got me craving a Big Mac now. Although God knows much meat is actually in that!

Andrew
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 4:04PM
These images is making me feel hungry!Tongue
Ryan

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