Waiting for Mom

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© Michael Fuchs
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Photo Info
UploadedFebruary 17, 2013
TakenFebruary 1, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/500 sec at f/4.2
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length400 mm
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Two young lion cubs wait for their mother to return. The mother lioness hid them in tall grass before heading out to hunt. Serengeti, Tanzania, Africa.


23 responses

  • Barbara Socor

    Barbara Socor gave props (17 Feb 2013):

    A gorgeous-and even tender-capture...How thrilling it must have been to be there!

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (17 Feb 2013):

    Exquiste anxiety.

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (18 Feb 2013):

    Nice image!

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols gave props (18 Feb 2013):

    Yes! Wonderful catch.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (18 Feb 2013):

    A beautiful shot!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (24 Feb 2013):

    A rare and absolutely beautiful capture of them in their element!

  • Bruce Wendler

    Bruce Wendler gave props (25 Feb 2013):

    Did you get the big five?

  • Michael Fuchs

    Michael Fuchs said (25 Feb 2013):

    Hi Bruce. I actually have seen the big five. They are all amazing in their own way, but I especially like the rhinos. I really wanted to see them before they are extinct in the wild.

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (8 Mar 2013):

    Great timing! Well done.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (8 Apr 2013):

    Beautiful capture...and well spotted in the tall grass...

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (12 May 2013):

    Excellent shot!!!

  • Fotini Avgerinou

    Fotini Avgerinou said (4 Jun 2013):

    this is so awesome!i wish i could take a picture like that in real land..

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (16 Jul 2013):

    fabulous !!!!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (23 Jul 2013):

    Sweet kitties!


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (20 Aug 2013):

    Beautiful image!

  • Sharon Sikes

    Sharon Sikes gave props (10 Jan 2014):


  • George Papachristou

    George Papachristou said (14 Jan 2014):

    Awesome capture!!!

  • George Papachristou

    George Papachristou said (14 Jan 2014):

    Awesome capture!!!

  • Lynn Pepper

    Lynn Pepper gave props (18 Jan 2014):

    What a capture!

  • Nancy Ingold

    Nancy Ingold gave props (15 Nov 2014):

    Wow! Beautiful. Amazing shot!

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (18 Jan 2015):

    Wow, fantastic!! Must have been so amazing to see in person!! :)))

  • Rick Vink

    Rick Vink gave props (30 Aug 2015):

    Beautiful shot

  • Lynn Pepper

    Lynn Pepper gave props (16 Aug 2016):

    Very nice!

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