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Sorry for himself

By Lillian  
You should see the other one!
They have had to be separated as fighting each other...

As you know the Lion is one of my favourite Big Cats
and so upsetting to think of this one away from his 2 brothers...

Thank you everyone for your great comments
and To Steve, Hugh and Kate for your User Awards, very much appreciated

Been out today with a new group for U3A
started them off with Photography outdoors....so fingers crossed they will enjoy

Lillian

Tags: General Scared Male lion Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Whf kent


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Comments


21 Jan 2013 7:32PM
It's a dominance thing, the alpha male.............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Trev_B 9 151 68 England
21 Jan 2013 7:33PM
He doesn't seem to happy... but he should as this a great shot Lillian.

Trev
21 Jan 2013 7:34PM
A face full of character.
21 Jan 2013 7:35PM
it is true what Natureshaven says the'llalways fight to be leader of the pride !beautiful shot
21 Jan 2013 7:36PM
awww poor fella, lovely shot
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 7:37PM
fantastic detail lillian brilliant tones and textures a real stunner top work Wink
andy
21 Jan 2013 7:40PM
He is so full of character Lillian a fine capture of this wonderful lion excellent !!!!

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 7:42PM
My word this is close up and so well detailed Lillian
Glyn1 7 4 1 England
21 Jan 2013 7:43PM
Not to be messed with Wink, what a corker Lillian.

Gyn
21 Jan 2013 7:46PM
A wonderful image, Lillian!
He really doesn't look happy!!

****
21 Jan 2013 7:47PM
They don't come much more detailed than that Lillian Smile Fabulous
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 7:49PM
The king of beasts, by the queen of big cat photographersWink

Adrian
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
21 Jan 2013 7:55PM
Super in your face image Lillian
Brian.
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 69 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 7:56PM
Wow !!....what detail ??...count those hairs !!!!!!!!!!.Smile
21 Jan 2013 7:57PM
He looks so dejected, bless his little heart. Terrific shot. Don
Mrsbass 4 2 1 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 8:02PM
Great title - he does look very sorry for himself! Beautiful image.
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 8:08PM
Super shot even though he doesn't look very happy.
Ju
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 8:09PM
Oh WOW Lillian, you have surpassed yourself with this magnificent shot of the most majestic of the big cats, quite outstanding, superb detail and pin sharp too, fabulous shot

Hugh
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
21 Jan 2013 8:09PM
Wonderful detail in this tight crop, Lillian. He does look like Aslan with this expression.

Dave
BillyGoatGruff 9 191 199 England
21 Jan 2013 8:14PM
Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr Wink
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 8:20PM
Wow Lillian 'The lion King', this is superb. I can't believe the amount of detail you have got in this excellent shot.
Ray
21 Jan 2013 8:25PM
Still looking majestic though Lillian! Lou
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
21 Jan 2013 8:25PM
Now I suppose you were in the compound (I do not think so ) excellent close up of this magnificent big cat Lillian.

Regards

Trev.
21 Jan 2013 8:30PM
Great stern expression
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
21 Jan 2013 8:40PM
Trying to assert his authority but losing out in the society stakes and finding himself all alone: he does have a rather forlorn countenance, Lillian.
But he will always retail that magnificent appearance no matter whatever else.
A super shot, detail immaculate and filling the frame.
Ronnie.
21 Jan 2013 9:00PM
Scar face. Well captured. Looks so forlorn
Jenni x
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 9:17PM
Brillianr shot.
Tibetan 4 3 England
21 Jan 2013 9:25PM
Us Leo's Lillian, we brood on things! do not feel sorry for ourselves more Angry! and we become isolated, but more likely to fight in return! and when we do we expect and give no quarter that I have proved time and time again, he is a chess player, nice photo from my favourite champion, regards Leon the Lion.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin he is thinking his next move lol.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
21 Jan 2013 9:36PM
He looks a bit roughed up-- Cats are like that-- great image!
21 Jan 2013 10:20PM
Superb details captured Lillian..Lin
danbrann Plus
12 629 17
21 Jan 2013 10:24PM
A bit battle scarred but still a wonderful face.
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
21 Jan 2013 10:59PM
Aslan with cuts !! Lillian. Many thanks for the comments on snow ( he did know indeed Smile )
Ron.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
21 Jan 2013 11:06PM
Strong features and a great portait.

Ann
21 Jan 2013 11:08PM
Always majestic, even though he has a small cut next to his eye! Great close-up and personal view,Lillian!
Maggie
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
21 Jan 2013 11:30PM
Quite superb Lillian.
Joan.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 11:32PM
Sad to see him wounded but I guess that the animal kingdom,
humans too unfortunately!
KateGrinGrinGrin:
21 Jan 2013 11:57PM
Sweet shot.Smile
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
22 Jan 2013 12:28AM

Quote:My word this is close up and so well detailed Lillian

I absolutely agree with this comment Lillian
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
22 Jan 2013 6:00AM
He does look rather sad, Lillian, what a fine close-up of this majestic creature. Carol
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
22 Jan 2013 7:49AM
A powerful image Lillian.

Albert
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2013 9:04AM
He looks miffed rather than sad, but that's what you get for scrapping. Great lose up.
It comes no better than this, scrapping has left it's mark . superb capture Lillian

John
CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2013 10:43AM
Poor chap - superb shotSmile

Carole
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
22 Jan 2013 12:25PM
Gorgeous close up Lillian. He does look a bit sad.
Rende
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2013 2:12PM
Great shot of a magnificent beast Lillian.
Ray
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
22 Jan 2013 3:06PM
He does look a little battle scarred! Sad But what a cracking close-up, Lillian, top-notch work Smile
Trev Smile
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
22 Jan 2013 5:21PM
an excellent portrait of the wounded warrior!
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2013 6:42PM
A wonderful way to portray him, Lillian, filling the frame with his face and that sorrowful expression.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
23 Jan 2013 10:38AM
How lovely is this !! Excellent Lillian !!GrinGrinGrinGrin
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
23 Jan 2013 1:15PM
Whoa...this is one of the best lion portraitures I have ever seen, Lillian!

Bravo.

Andrew
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
26 Jan 2013 6:42PM
A tremendous detailed portrait of this grizzled and battle scarred old warrior, he's seen better days rather like my Uncle the Tomcat!Wink
26 Jan 2013 9:23PM
What a face. Absolutely stunning Lillian. You have an amazing talent. Any tips you can give me Tongue Big cats are my favourite.

Kathryn

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