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Lion cubs on a termite mound

By maggietear
Our guide spotted these two cubs on a termite mound, hidden there by their mother while she went to hunt. They seemed quite vulnerable just waiting for her return.
Thanks to everyone for your interesting comments on my photos from Morroco.

Tags: Wildlife and nature Lion cubs zambia termite mound foliage

Voters: Badgerfred, rontear, RazvanD and 26 more


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rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
7 Jan 2013 12:12AM
I remember these well......
Ron.

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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
7 Jan 2013 4:36AM
I love this image Maggie !! Very well taken !
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2013 6:29AM
A great image..
My thoughts would be to just crop around the main cub...
Boost the colours atad in leavels...
I just hope I get some like this and as nice as this in Sept this year...

Dave
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
7 Jan 2013 6:52AM
A lovely pose and delightful image, Maggie.

Dave
mugshotmyk 5 3 9 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2013 8:39AM
What an adventure - for the cubs and for you. Lovely natural image.
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2013 12:37PM
A simply stunning image, wonderfully composed and captured. The detail is simply stunning.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Tibetan 4 3 England
7 Jan 2013 1:02PM
Good natural camouflage against the mound, nice photo well presented Maggie, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
7 Jan 2013 1:09PM
They have such sweet little faces Maggie - what an experience to see these in the wild.

Anne
7 Jan 2013 2:17PM
Natural light and shade. Lovely captureSmile Smile Smile
I suppose the mother thought the termites would keep the cubs safe, for me I havn't stopped scratching since I saw the caption.
You caught them in relaxed mode.

Dougie
Ayoob 5 Australia
11 Jan 2013 2:45AM
Great shot and lovely detailed image........Grin
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 11:01AM
Super capture
Ju

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