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On a hot, dusty afternoon in the Masai Mara in Kenya, Africa, this lioness (Panthera Leo )found a shady spot to cool down and relax, in all her majesty.

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lioness, masai mara, kenya, africa, shady rest, big cat, momma lion

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  • jozi1
    jozi15 months ago

  • thanks tony for your banner note…..

    – phil decocco

  • jozi1
    jozi15 months ago

    Cool Phil :)

  • tony
    I appreciate your note…thanks much!

    – phil decocco

  • Shulie1
    Shulie15 months ago

    Lovely indeed, Phil

  • shulie
    we were so close to these animals it was awesome, and a bit scary….they ignored us!

    – phil decocco

  • Monnie Ryan
    Monnie Ryan5 months ago

    Love the big cats – she’s a beauty!

  • thanks monnie
    she was one of four females along with some cubs and two males. Some pride!

    – phil decocco

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjes5 months ago


    2014/03/05 1 × 24hrs
    Awesome capture!!

  • thanks maggie, much appreciated

    – phil decocco

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjes5 months ago

  • maggie
    I appreciate your banner note…..thanks!

    – phil decocco

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBeth5 months ago

    lovely moment~

  • LisaBeth
    she was big and powerful looking, yet calm and reserved

    – phil decocco

  • lynn carter
    lynn carter5 months ago

    very nice shot Phil xx

  • lynn
    and we were just that close to her!! Not a long lens shot!

    – phil decocco

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