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Clock those nails!

By Lillian  
This Petra, who allowed me to photograph her...inside her domain!

Yes, this is another of the enclosures I went into, and she was so beautiful
but moved very fast, so was a problem getting her tufts on her ears in a lot of the shots

Again hand held

My thanks to you all for stopping by and commenting yesterday
and thank you Ju and Steve for your awards very much appreciated


Tags: General Kent Lynx Whf Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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17 Jan 2013 7:53AM
Cracking shot - you got those tufts beautifully

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 7:53AM
brilliant detail lillian wonderful colours and tones need a big file to sort those nails out a cracker nice one Wink
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
17 Jan 2013 7:59AM
What an excellent shot this is Lillian !! Very well captured !!GrinGrinGrin
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
17 Jan 2013 8:28AM
A particularly well time capture Lillian.

Richsr 11 91 223 England
17 Jan 2013 8:40AM
Well timed and like the action and details here Lillian
Regards Richard
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
17 Jan 2013 8:40AM
Very rare in the wilds of Europe, beautiful. You wonder why these are shot, trapped, poisoned, run over ect ect
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
17 Jan 2013 8:53AM
I had a cat called Petra who lived until she was 20, she wasn't as big as this cat.............lovely motion capture........GrinGrinGrin
17 Jan 2013 8:53AM
Excellent action capture Lillian, super image,
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 9:02AM
Fantastic shot Lillian, for some reason I am drawn to the tongue curled over the lips but of course the tufts on the ears are to be highly commended
17 Jan 2013 9:02AM
this one is another cracker Lillian it looks like irs coming out of my monitor !! love it
17 Jan 2013 9:34AM
Fantastic capture Lillian
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
17 Jan 2013 9:37AM
A wonderful capture, Lillian, as always. Carol
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 9:37AM
Amazing shot Lillian, superb detail and colours and excellent timing

Misty56 10 22 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 9:40AM
have you been back to the cats, how lucky to get in the surroundings with the cats, another beauty
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
17 Jan 2013 9:51AM
Love the tongue sticking out
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
17 Jan 2013 9:58AM
Great shot of her on the move, Lillian: what a great experience getting in and so close for you.
AnnJ Plus
6 5 Scotland
17 Jan 2013 9:59AM
Such a lovely action shot. You did so well hand holding it. Ann.
17 Jan 2013 10:08AM
Very nice.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
17 Jan 2013 10:09AM
They all seem to be licking their lips when they see you, Lillian Tongue Another beauty.

17 Jan 2013 10:13AM
Your bravery hold no bounds, Lillian - another fabulous picture!
How far are you away from these animals when the photos are taken?

17 Jan 2013 10:58AM
Poised and alert, a wonderful moment caught; the tongue is the final touch, Lillian!
Alec1 10 4 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 11:17AM
Loving your cat shots Lillian.
Trev_B 11 151 68 England
17 Jan 2013 11:18AM
You are brave Lillian... wonderful cat shots.

CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 11:23AM
Just as Murphy was beautifully captured in a different pose, crouching and with hackles raised, it is lovely to see yet another different, but typically feline, on the move posture.Smile How wonderful to be on Petra's territory, and how privileged you were.
Another excellent capture and yes Nick and I have decided this is a visit to do later on this year.Smile
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 11:25AM
Cracking action shot & love the tongue and the snow; the nails are just about the same as Balu's! - but no doubt much sharper.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
17 Jan 2013 11:53AM
Excellent shot of the cat showing lovely detail. Caught the movement and action at just the right moment.
WHF is a great place for shots of this nature.
17 Jan 2013 12:01PM
Again a Topline Capture. Eric.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 12:31PM
She's sure got her eyes on something tasty.
Don't know how your hands weren't shaking!
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
17 Jan 2013 12:39PM
Funny how they all seem to lick their lips when you're around!! Grin Wonderful timing to capture her in this pose and what a beautiful animal she is.

LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 1:06PM

Quote:Funny how they all seem to lick their lips when you're around!! Grin Wonderful timing to capture her in this pose and what a beautiful animal she is.


I couldn't have put it better myself, but I'd be worried if I were you.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
17 Jan 2013 1:13PM
Such concentration on her face. Really excellent well timed capture Lillian........Sandy
Tibetan 5 3 England
17 Jan 2013 1:21PM

Quote:Funny how they all seem to lick their lips when you're around!! Grin Wonderful timing to capture her in this pose and what a beautiful animal she is.


I couldn't have put it better myself, but I'd be worried if I were you.

I think I'm beginning to think the same Lillian, good photo, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
17 Jan 2013 1:34PM
Excellent timing and great pose; well caught!
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 1:56PM
Another great action shot Lillian.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
17 Jan 2013 2:11PM
A brilliant shot, so clear and as on would wish to accomplish!

KUDOS! once again!
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
17 Jan 2013 2:15PM
Simply awesome photography Lillian.


fantastic capture lillian,well taken indeed.ray
17 Jan 2013 3:17PM
Caught in action. Superb image
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
17 Jan 2013 3:40PM
Lip smacking good this one Lillian !!
Super shot.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
17 Jan 2013 4:02PM
Yes, she's very beautiful, and very well captured here, Lillian - in motion, too Smile
Trev Smile
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 4:45PM
Beautiful shot !!!....beautiful cat !!
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 4:46PM
Fantastic image.
9 10 10 England
17 Jan 2013 5:02PM
You certainly know when to click Lillian.Smile
17 Jan 2013 5:26PM
What a perfectly timed shot Lillian, superb!

John Smile
carper123 Plus
6 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 5:30PM
Another wonderful image, Lillian, as always the moment captured.
Well done.
Darryl. x SmileSmile
kazza12 5 2 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 5:53PM
simply beautiful well taken SmileSmile karen
17 Jan 2013 6:04PM
First class shot
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 6:31PM
Simply beautiful, a very well timed and captured wildlife image of the highest quality Lillian

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Forget the nails look at that tongue . so well timed and it's all action great shot.

bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 7:10PM
Superb Lillian what more can I add it's all been said just love your work .
Glyn1 8 4 1 England
17 Jan 2013 8:17PM
Superb capture, fur detail and colour are excellent. Very well done.

marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 9:02PM
great Action shot Lillian and yes we did go to Wisley
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
17 Jan 2013 9:03PM
Licking its lips in anticipation !!!!!
pks 14 2 England
17 Jan 2013 9:13PM
wow!!!! i love this shot well taken

User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 9:42PM
Hi Lillian, another stunning shot great action shot. Bril sharp detail with everying tufts on ears, tongue paws and claws. Another one you have been in the cage with! bet we have lots more great shots to come.. am sure she has also grown quite a bit since the last visit.. Bob
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 9:54PM
Very well timed shot SmileSmile
18 Jan 2013 1:51PM
very fine work Lillian

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
18 Jan 2013 3:20PM
Wonderful timing Smile

Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 1:50AM
You have a gift for your wonderful big cat captures Lillian, this is another super capture. Stunning animal. IB
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
20 Jan 2013 5:31PM
Terrific timing to catch him preparing to pounce, a lip smackingly good image indeed
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
20 Jan 2013 10:31PM
what a fantastic cat shot, perfect timing and I wonder what smells so good?
24 Jan 2013 12:42PM
What a super capture Lillian, great timing and i just love her expression Smile
KNS 8 106 2 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 12:31AM
Beautiful cat, great "pose" - cool the WB a little to bring colours out - there is a slight red tinge to the overall image - otherwise like it Smile

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