It really was fun to watch in a way… you could almost caption every single roar and thwack (yes she slapped him) and predict the next move, so human was the marital argument between these two.

While this is more blurred than I would have liked, posting it to RedBubble, I thought that this just really summed up the whole of the discord between the couple. I don’t know if they have Relate for lions, but if they do then these 2 might need it.

Taronga Zoo, Sydney, NSW, Australia. October 2009.

Canon 400d. 75-300mm lens.

I use no post processing of any kind, unless stated.

Thankyou! Featured in ‘Real’ Life Photography on 7th September 2010.

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  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMaineabout 4 years ago

    Amazing shot! They sure do look angry. Great capture!

  • Either that or they’re really passionate about karaoke! :-P Thanks ☺

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...about 4 years ago

    I said, you can not have ir, No, do you not understand? all love good image n.j.

  • LOL… actually I think they were fighting over who did the washing up… a REAL domestic fight haha… :-D ♥

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerabout 4 years ago

    What a great capture. There’s no mistaking that something was being discussed in quite a significant manner. Barb

  • Hehe, I was watching for a while and the lioness was nagging the lion and he was clearly saying yes dear yes dear… I can’t remember if she slapped him before or after they started with the actual row ;-) The other shots are less blurred but not showing half as much story as this one :-)

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...about 4 years ago

    Excellent! Great timing!

  • Hehe, thanks :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Judi Taylor
    Judi Taylorabout 4 years ago

    Perfect timing!!! Amazing capture!

  • Thankyou Judi! Sorry I missed your comment! :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Joseph Rieg
    Joseph Riegabout 4 years ago

  • Brilliant thanks! :-)

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Caroline Anderson
    Caroline Andersonabout 4 years ago

    Super shot!

  • Thankyou!! :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Skeee
    Skeeeabout 4 years ago

    Amazing capture. Definitely deserved the feature!

  • Thankyou Skeee! Have not seen that evil monkey for a while!! :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • David McMahon
    David McMahonabout 4 years ago

    Whaddya mean, your star sign is ALSO Leo?

  • Haha, great! I did not see that, soooo sorry! :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Lynn  Abbott
    Lynn Abbottalmost 4 years ago

    ROFL…You and David crack me up!!!! What a fabulous shot, Joanne!!! And the caption is such fun!!! Love, Janine XO

  • Haha, thanks, glad I could make you smile! Thanks for stopping by – I was thinking about you earlier :-)

    – ellismorleyphto

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