Photo of the Day

Lions lounging in an acacia tree
July 8, 2011

Lions, Kenya

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Taken in June this year during a game drive at Nakuru National Park in Kenya. Rounding a bend on the track I came upon not one but seven of these magnificent young lions draped across the branches of an acacia tree. Some are dozing and some are looking disdainfully at me. I was transfixed by these superb, regal creatures. What a privilege for me to have witnessed this amazing moment.

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Photograph by Mrs. Wai Chun Turnbull, Your Shot

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