If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man. All things are connected. Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of the Earth.
Chief Seattle of the Suquamish Tribe/Letter to President Franklin Pierce

Lowry Park Zoo ~ Tampa ~ Florida ~ USA

Olympus SP570 UZ
(20x optical zoom lens with 26 to 520mm equivalent focal length range ~ here at 520mm)


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Photography is not about cameras, gadgets and gizmos. Photography is about photographers. A camera didn’t make a great picture any more than a typewriter wrote a great novel.
Peter Adams

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  • SPFisher
    SPFisheralmost 4 years ago

    love the little details you focus on, lovely

  • thank you simone !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • michaelscott
    michaelscottalmost 4 years ago

    really beautiful work francis. the tones and the light are superb.

  • thank you michael !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • AnimiDawn
    AnimiDawnalmost 4 years ago

    OHHHH! This is a great Picture!

  • thank you so much !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • Julesrules
    Julesrulesalmost 4 years ago

    Light , colour & detail – superb work – a fave:-)

  • thank you jules !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful lighting and love the framing, well done, and how true are those words….. :o)

  • thank you josie !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • carlosramos
    carlosramosalmost 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture and excellent creativity !

  • thank you carlos !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • Stuart Baxter
    Stuart Baxteralmost 4 years ago

    so touching and brilliant crop

  • thank you stuart !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • Sharksladie
    Sharksladiealmost 4 years ago

    so sad. . . so perfectly captured.

  • thank you stephanie !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • JaniceMachado
    JaniceMachadoalmost 4 years ago

    Happy Halloween
    Pets Need A Hug

  • best wishes in return !
    thank you janice !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyalmost 4 years ago

    What a fantastic image and title… Excellent

  • thank you carol !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

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