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Lion and lioness, photographed in Artis, Amsterdam Zoo, the Netherlands
Postedited in Ligthtroom 2 and Photoshop 7.0
Layered with textures by darkwood67.deviantart.com
Copyright © 2012 Steppeland – All rights reserved

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conservation status
The African Lion ( Panthera leo – Wikipedia ) is on the IUCN list of threatened species, status: vulnerable.
Most lions now live in eastern and southern Africa, and their numbers there are rapidly decreasing, with an estimated 30–50% decline over the last two decades. Habitat loss and conflicts with humans are considered the most significant threats to the species. (source: Wikipedia)

Technical details
Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Tamron AF70-300mm Tele-macro1:2 lens
Exposure -180 sec, f. 5.6 mm
focal length 240 mm , ISO 400
Date: Jan.21, 2012.

Credits to darkwood67.deviantart.com for use textures.

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