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GILLIAN'S PRIDE

By bpearson3
Good evening everyone.

Today Martin and I visited Blackpool Zoo and amidst the rain, had a wonderful time with the pride of lions there. (Yes...... I cried again when I saw them!)

Gillian (one of the three adult females) gave birth to three female cubs in April 2009.
Luna, Kimya and Nikita are truly beautiful to see and I felt so honoured to watch them play with their father and mother. I spent an hour with them, I didn't want to leave - Martin had to drag me away because I would have been there until the zoo closed!

I will be uploading more of the pride, for you all to view.
Thank you again for your continued support, comments and votes.

Best Wishes
Bev Smile

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: martinjp, SPARROWHALL, FraserSimpson and 52 more

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Comments


martinjp 7 2 3 Wales
18 Oct 2009 10:32PM
superb babe...

Martinxxx.

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18 Oct 2009 10:35PM
What a lovely image. Well taken.

Tracey
18 Oct 2009 10:38PM
lovely portrait!
shandoor 7 1 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2009 10:41PM
Beautiful image with super detail and what a cutie great compo
Alexa
Steinmachine 12 80 Scotland
18 Oct 2009 10:50PM
Stunning image nice eye contact
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
18 Oct 2009 11:00PM
amazing and adorable close up!
Dennis
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2009 11:07PM
Such a cuddly looking puss, real teddy bear fur! Such a gorgeous capture, and compo, leaning on another lion, very well done! I get emotional about tigers in the same way...no idea why!
Barbara
teocali Plus
8 432 18 England
18 Oct 2009 11:08PM
Simply delightful Bev. Wonderful enquiring expression, lovely coat textures and tones and super detail. Love it.
Sylvia
18 Oct 2009 11:15PM
Beautiful image,great BG and what a lovely comp !! Well captured....
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2009 12:07AM
wonderful close up bev brilliant detail nice one Wink
andy
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2009 12:11AM
Superb composition, great colours and texture, a beautiful image.

Hugh
19 Oct 2009 12:41AM
Sooooooo cute, fabulous shot.
Tony
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
19 Oct 2009 8:54AM
Absolutely gorgeous! Everything about this image works so well, including the play on the title name.

Ann
19 Oct 2009 9:01AM
Beautiful shot !

Chris
19 Oct 2009 9:27AM
Amazing shot, super portrait,
Johanna
hary60 7 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2009 10:16AM
Stunning close up well done
Harry
Neeka 7 16 Wales
19 Oct 2009 4:49PM
Awwww, so sweet. Beautiful Bev.
~Necia~
19 Oct 2009 7:34PM
stunner well captured and what a poser well done .
Mikelane 8 1 Wales
19 Oct 2009 7:58PM
Really excellent capture
Mike
Misty56 8 22 1 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2009 8:09PM
ahhhhhh what a wonderful photo, looks like she is posing for you
19 Oct 2009 8:19PM
absolutely gorgeous shot
Roly 8 Wales
19 Oct 2009 10:39PM
A beautiful image.
bigredtim 12 1 Australia
20 Oct 2009 1:23AM
Cute shot, IMHO I would crop a little off the bottom.
Tim
Thushari 6 1 Sri Lanka
20 Oct 2009 4:25AM
Stunning image, well taken.
Thushari
x_posure 7 1 Australia
20 Oct 2009 9:54AM
Wow this is just way too cute. I love it must of been great to see.
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
20 Oct 2009 5:30PM
Awww...HOW sweet?! This is such a beautiful shot of her, Bev.

A Smile
iancam 7 23 England
25 Oct 2009 5:20AM
Superb image
Ian
28 Oct 2009 7:39AM
What a super close up shot.
Dave
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
28 Oct 2009 10:56AM
What a glorious portrait set with blue sky xxxx
28 Oct 2009 11:36AM
excellent so sweet
Dawn
dianah 9 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2009 12:11PM
What a very beautiful shot..looks as though he is smiling.
Di
Phil1958 7 272 4 Wales
31 Oct 2009 1:19PM
Nice capture and I love the muted colours in the bg. This has the awwww factor

Phil
Mynett 7 142 6 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2009 6:46PM
beautiful, you do these so well, and good eye contact makes this very special

Linda
A beautiful picture, I know how you feel we have been to Africa three times and everytime I see the animals I cry, well done on a great shot.
Lorraine
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
2 Nov 2009 11:54PM
What a beautiful shot of a fantastic beast,,
Lovely detail,tones and textures,,

Aidan,,
iancatch 9 4 45 England
9 May 2012 8:12PM
Love this one

Ian

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