This is an old male lion from the Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque, NM. He recently lost his mate to cancer (she was one of the oldest captive lions in the country).

8″×10″ scratchboard, 2013.


lion, king, big cat, animal, feline, wildlife, nature, ink, scratchboard, realism, photorealistic, black and white


  • jozi1
    jozi1over 1 year ago

  • Katherine Thomas
    Katherine Thomasover 1 year ago

    This is awesome!

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiover 1 year ago

    This is fabulous!

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  • AngelaHumphries
    AngelaHumphriesover 1 year ago

    Oh Heather. This is remarkable. The old fellow looks tired and beat. Well done to you. An instant fave for me.

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