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Lions sensing humans

Lions sensing humans
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Copyright: Alan Kolnik (Alan_Kolnik) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 227 W: 38 N: 320] (2317)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-11-16
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D70, Nikkor 80-200 f4.5 D
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Safari at Entabeni
Theme(s): Safari at Entabeni [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-11-30 3:38
Viewed: 6570
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This group of two sisters and a brother is part of a pride of five lions (the mother of these three was about 20 meters away, and the male leader was behind us).

Our guide had told us never to stand up in the safari vehicle, since the lions ignore the vehicle and us when they cannot see shapes of humans.
To show us what happens if you do not, he half rose from his seat. The female in front had apparently been dozing, but the moment he stood up she was ready to leap. I will post another picture of the even more frightening mother of this group tomorrow.

We were about 10 meters from this group.

You can see their mother ready to leap here

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excellent image of lions. tfs.

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  • Nilson Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 487 W: 0 N: 565] (4413)
  • [2011-11-30 12:52]

Bela foto com cores atraentes e nitidez e composição muito boa, belo trabalho de macro,um PV ótimo, meus parabéns por esta bela foto.

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  • momirm (4)
  • [2012-01-25 2:45]

Very nice Alan!!! :)

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