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Now heres a story…
I was taking many pics of this Big Kitty cat and his Pride on the weekend.
He got up after some time and walked closer to my car, I rolled up the window as he was only a metre away. he went and sat right behind my car.
I loved this to start with and franticly started trying to get pics of the scars on his face from fighting. I was leaning out the passenger side front door eager to snap up some close ups. After some time I decided it was time to go and see what else was on offer in the Reserve that day.

I was very aware that he might not like me starting my car while he was sitting right behind it. But I eventually decided to start it as it was getting late and cold. Nervously I turned the key and hit the pedal. The huge guy jumped up and thumped his paws down on my boot, I got such A fright and began to drive off. This made him even more mad and he ran with the car, his front paws still on the boot. I went faster and eventually he gave up so I slowed down to get a pic of the kitty in his mad state. But he charged again and in true movie fashion when the stalker runs at the scared girls car…I stalled. I got it started in time as he got closer and drove off. The rest of the day I kept remembering that movie “ghosts in the darkness” where the lions kill all those peeps.

Krugersdoorp, SA

Nikon D3100
iso 100
55mm-300mm @ 300

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All I will ever shoot is a camera… all I will ever capture is a moment of beauty. May I tickle your fancy and make you laugh!!

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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Michael  Moss
    Michael Mossover 2 years ago

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work…an amazing catch, and story

  • glad you read it and like the pic :-))) cheers Larry

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 2 years ago

    2012/06/12 1 Image per 24hrs

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 2 years ago

  • JELProductions
    JELProductionsover 2 years ago

    Great capture

  • Cheers :-))) it was a lucky shot!!!

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...over 2 years ago


  • thank you Vicki :-) I had missed this one

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 2 years ago

    2012/06/13 2 Images per day

  • David Rozansky
    David Rozanskyover 2 years ago

    Great work!

  • cheers David :-))

    – Shaun Colin Bell

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 2 years ago

  • Many thanks Maggie :-)))))

    – Shaun Colin Bell

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