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Lion (Panthera leo), the king of the African carnivores, eats everything from tortoises to giraffes. When prey is plentiful, it spends 20 hours per day conserving energy, becoming active in early afternoon and late at night. Lion roars to announce its presence and hearing its roar, which can reach a distance of 8 km, is one of Africa’s most unforgettable experiences.
Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Okavango Delta, Botswana, Africa

Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/640 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 320
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“A Wilderness somewhere…”
“Indigenous to East & Southern Africa”
“Photography Fun”
“Amazing Wildlife”
“African Beauty”
“All Creatures Great & Small”
“The Best of Anything & Everything”
“The Group”
“Elite images”
“One, two, three…”
“Awesome Wild Animal Kingdom”
“A Wilderness Somewhere”

- Winner of the “His or Her Majesty” challenge for the group “Eye Contact”

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Comments

  • leealanjudy
    leealanjudyalmost 5 years ago

    Great portrait! Beautiful!

  • Thanks a lot Lee!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Nickolay Stanev
    Nickolay Stanevalmost 5 years ago

    Wow, great photo in a nice setting.

  • Thank you Nickolay!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Nathan Senevirathne
    Nathan Senevir...almost 5 years ago

    Outstanding. What a moment.

  • Thanks a lot Naleen!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGalmost 5 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “A Wilderness somewhere…..”

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • Many thanks Graham, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Laurel Talabere
    Laurel Talaberealmost 5 years ago

    Excellent photo!!!!

  • Thank you very much Laurel!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Ruth Lambert
    Ruth Lambertalmost 5 years ago

    Wonderful capture!!

  • Thank you Ruth!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Tom Newman
    Tom Newmanover 4 years ago

    Magnificent shot Konstantinos, a very regal pose captured here, congratulations on your feature :-)

  • Thanks a lot Tom, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosover 4 years ago

    Fabulous….!

  • Thank you Adri!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • David Clarke
    David Clarkeover 4 years ago


    Congratulations Konstantinos!!! This excellent image was chosen to be featured by the group’s ‘Currently Featured Artist’ Yolande

  • Thanks a lot Yolande, much appreciated! Thanks David!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerover 4 years ago
    A very beautiful image. Instant FAV Barb
  • Many thanks Barbara, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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