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So Exhausting!

By Lillian  
All these people! why do they want me to yawn?
Another from the WHF in Kent, so many beautiful Big Cat's there, spoilt for choices on which to photograph...

Thank you all for the great comments and clicks on my Tiger shot.

Today a set and the last is a 'grab shot' at end of the day where this man was being licked and purred to with the lions....so brave! and trusting! Just look and judge for yourself.... Trust...wonderful word/meaning!

Enjoy your weekend

Lillian

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

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Comments


26 Jun 2010 9:18AM
Great photo, good detail on all the hair and i certainly wouldnt want to be on the other end of those teeth Tongue

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Cor 7 Belgium
26 Jun 2010 9:28AM
So well spotted and taken !!!
cor
saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
26 Jun 2010 9:47AM
Wonderful set of image,very well taken and presented,V1 And V2 are my favorite,
saeid
maggieh 8 4 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2010 9:48AM
That tongue is a prize specimen. Great set of images and thanks for the reminder of the trust betwen man and animal. I still don't think I could do that.
maggie
W1ldside 6 29 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2010 9:51AM
Tonite Matthew I am Gonna be ....
Kenneth Williams!
Great Fun
Rick
andymark 6 1 England
26 Jun 2010 9:59AM
just amazing love it
26 Jun 2010 10:18AM
V1 superb capture and i also love the expression you have captured in V2 terrific click
Wow, amazing set, superb work!!!!!!
Paulo
26 Jun 2010 10:42AM
wonderful images, there is trust and it's mutual, it seems, though I can't help feeling that there is a good deal of risk involved!
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2010 10:58AM
fantastic set of captures lillian brilliant detail and colours v1 for me today a stunner nice one Wink
andy
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
26 Jun 2010 11:01AM
As images it is V1 and V2 for me, but the remaining images are fascinating to see. Extraordinary seeing man and beasts together like that.

Ann
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
26 Jun 2010 11:13AM
When I looked at V1 Lillian I was about to say I hope you were stood well back- but then I looked at V4 and half expected to see you stroking the beast!!! Incredible. I have heard of such things but never seen it quite like that.
Ron
gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
26 Jun 2010 11:23AM
V1 and 2 are amazing images Lillian, in the others trust is a wonderful thing but it would only take a moment. - gary
26 Jun 2010 11:36AM
Nice one Lillian
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2010 1:20PM
V1 is a cracker, but the others worried me a bit, very interesting to see though.
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
26 Jun 2010 1:33PM
V2 is my favourite today Lillian - a great set but you have caught a lovely expression in that image.
Joan.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
26 Jun 2010 2:00PM
Four great shots Lillian. All superb, can't imagine being right iside the cage with them. .........Sandy
Techno Plus
8 1.9k 8 England
26 Jun 2010 2:11PM
Wonderful series of shots, trust me not to do that!
Mal
26 Jun 2010 3:02PM
Amazing set here, v2 my favourite but all very high standard.
Very well captured.
Well done Ricky.
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
26 Jun 2010 3:14PM
Oh isn't he gorgeous, and looks so healthy too. I love the colour of his fur. But that bloke's gotta be a bit conkers IMHO. Smile
Chris
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2010 3:47PM
I have to say at this point, that the chap was inside a fenced off part and not in the cage...also the lions had been bought up with him on the scene..and he has recently become aquainted with them again! a very knowledgable man where these two were concerned...He like the lions is a very 'gentle person'
Thank you for all the concern for him and my comments today..appreciated
Lillian
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2010 4:06PM
great set
26 Jun 2010 4:15PM
Great set. Superb timing in V1.
Rob.
Ray42 8 3 England
26 Jun 2010 4:52PM
A great set - v1 takes the prize - excellent detail and timing
26 Jun 2010 5:14PM
What a great set Lillian and v1 love it.
jj
danbrann Plus
12 631 17
26 Jun 2010 5:47PM
A super set with V1 being my favourite Lillian. Excellent photography.
Oliverpants 7 2 2 England
26 Jun 2010 6:01PM
V1 is so brilliant, but there is something about 3 & 4 for me, the chap is so at ease with them and you can see how much he loves them - well done for capturing that moment. Ann
Jo12 6 England
26 Jun 2010 7:06PM
Excellent set of pics, love V1 - very well captured!
Jo
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2010 9:22PM
Superb set Lillian, makes me yawn to look at him, what a tongue! Love the images with guy, very special to see that.
Barbara
goso 10 2 1 Australia
26 Jun 2010 9:27PM
You've done it again Lillian; a grand set on these magnificent animals...Bill
MandyD 8 16,777.2k 1 England
26 Jun 2010 9:48PM
Wonderful set Lillian, great captures, especially v1!
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2010 10:58PM
Lovely set he almost look sweet in V2 - the butter can't melt expression - Ina
Brilane 10 5 12 Wales
27 Jun 2010 2:49AM
Superb shots, majestic animals.
Brian
27 Jun 2010 5:41AM
EXCELLENT
Regards Evgenya
metro074 6 8 Australia
27 Jun 2010 5:46AM
What a wonderful thing to winteness Lillan. Love V1 & 2. 3 & 4 is pure love and trust. Well presented
Carol
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2010 7:00AM
wow......


my word Lillian, these are superb v1 what big teeth you have my dear.... v2 that is such a smug look.... he must have seen the event the other day.... lol... Smile I still chuckle when I think of that pounce. and as for 3-4 well what can I say - total madness.....

Linda x
27 Jun 2010 8:13AM
this is a magnificent series of shots
27 Jun 2010 1:51PM
A super set of pictures well done.

keith.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
27 Jun 2010 5:57PM
Terrific set, Lillian, wouldn't want to fall inside that mouth!
TrevB Smile
lianna 7 13 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 8:13PM
A wonderful set Lillian, love v2 the expression is just perfect with the hint of a smile... and v1, well what can i say other than perfect!!! looks like you had a very rewarding day x x
What a fantastic day you had Lillian, such great images. I love that tongue and the expression in V2, beautiful.

Ruth
Canadiann 6 2 Canada
30 Jun 2010 4:50PM
Fantastic set Lillian as always, but do have to say I enjoyed the versions 3 and 4 simply because of the closeness with the human beings these shots portray. I wish we could all do things like this. I think it is so sad the distance between humans and animals.
Regards
Ann
GarrathE 8 4 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2010 8:31PM
Lynne has this theory that German Shepherds have tongues six inches (15cm) too long for their gobs. I see the theory applies to lions too!

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