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Posted by Des on Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:56 am

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We've been following these two lovebirds for a while. They moved across the savannah to this little spot next to a creek and flopped. It's hard work going at it all day - to those that know what I mean  :D

Larger version here. Tech: D4s, 18mm, f8, 1/500th, ISO140.
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by Jim_B on Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:16 am
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Great wide angle view showing the habitat. She looks exhausted...he looks satisfied :)
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:13 pm
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Looks like they've found a nice spot to sleep it off, Des!  As you say, those of us who know about Lion behaviour know they have a little action and then sleep it off - anything up to 23 plus hours a day!  I see the lioness is sensibly having a proper sleep, she knows he will watch over her like a hawk as long as she is in estrus. :) 

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by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:48 pm
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I can only imagine what it might be like to follow such a pair. A lovely scene as they rest, and perhaps at that time you could too!
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by Mary Brun on Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:38 am
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Really very beautiful image, I like the moment caught and how is the environment around the two lions,
I really like the decision to choose a panoramic frame.
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