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a stretching lioness in Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
June 27, 2016

A Slow Stretch

As ominously low clouds loom over the savanna, a lioness stretches—seemingly in no hurry to take cover—in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve. The park is wildlife rich, and visitors to the popular safari destination could likely spot the “big five": elephants, rhinos, buffalo, leopards … and lions.

Fischer's shot was recently featured in the Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Joël Fischer, National Geographic Your Shot
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