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Wake up time...

By rogerfry
Late afternoon, and we came across a lioness and her three cubs, all peacefully asleep. -(Not in very good light unfortunately).

V1 is actually the final shot, after everybody was up and awake. V2 shows the first cub getting up, and he then went and snuggled up against his mother's belly. V3 is the second cub waking up, and in V4 he walks round to pester mum, stepping on the first cub in the process. V5 is the last cub waking up....and then we're back to V1!

Tags: Africa Lions Lion cub Zambia Waking up Wildlife and nature Luangwa Valley

Voters: christinecilia, ikett, Daisymaye and 15 more

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awww lovely shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
3 Nov 2013 1:34PM
Great set. That one little fella woke up the whole family. Like all five shots.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 3:03PM
Aren't they adorable? We saw two lion cubs, again in poor light, but they are a delight to see.
alansnap 14 577 26 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 3:34PM
What a lovely series Roger. Shame about the light, but an excellent portrayal of animal behaviour.
ColleenA Plus
5 358 6 Australia
3 Nov 2013 3:40PM
A beautiful set of images, cubs really are adorable...
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 4:22PM
Top notch wildlife documentary imagery Roger. A delight to see.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
3 Nov 2013 4:39PM
Really beautiful, the subjects and the captures.

barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 5:00PM
Love that yawn especially....then those cute ears
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
3 Nov 2013 7:20PM
Looks like a great bunch of nippers Roger. She has obviously been taking great care of them.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 8:05PM
Great images Roger, did you bring one of those beautiful young ones home? Vicky would love one. SmileSmileTongueWink
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2013 7:35PM
Beautiful and so endearing shots

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