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Feeling the storm by Svenimal Feeling the storm by Svenimal
The last barbary lion of Lyon zoo. A few minutes after I shot this picture, the zoo was closed because a huge storm was coming and trees started to fall.

July 2010/ Nikon D300/ Nikkor 300mm 4,0

ISO 400/ F 4/ 1/100 sec
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Cameronwink Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Imagine if that was Mufasa enduring the storm.
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scorpiandoll Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi there!

You were featured here: [link] :)

*scorpiandoll on behalf of #SkyAndNatureClub
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010   Photographer
Thank you so much :)
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QueenDevious Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010   General Artist
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010   Photographer
Thank you so much :)
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QueenDevious Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010   General Artist
The pleasure is all Mine. :blowkiss:
Would you please fave the article? :heart: I ask all artists whom I feature to fave the News article in which they were featured in order to expand their exposure. :highfive:
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NGraveD Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2010
Awesome shot! Congratulations! :)
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010   Photographer
Thanks :)
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Eternal-41269 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful creature, your so lucky to have seen him.
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010   Photographer
Thanks :)
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PHOTOGRAPHYARTEK Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2010   Photographer
What beautiful animal, so imponent..
I never tire of admiring him
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010   Photographer
Thanks :)
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PHOTOGRAPHYARTEK Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010   Photographer
Welcome.. :-)
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Doottir Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2010
Nice shot!
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010   Photographer
Thanks :)
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Ritawolf Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
beautiful capture!!! Lions have to be my favorite big cat out there! Tigers are a close 2nd.
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010   Photographer
Thanks :) I love lions too!
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Ritawolf Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010
You're welcome!!
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LadyIsis-666 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
52 in zoos and none in the wild?! Maaaan! :(
Such a beautiful animal... :(
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010   Photographer
Sad, isn't it!
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LadyIsis-666 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010
Sad and scary! Bravo to us humans. :(
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aiedail-guardian Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
He looks angry. Haha! :D
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010   Photographer
^^
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Draconicat Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
He looks as if he's warning the storm not to mess with him! *grins* Beautiful shot!
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010   Photographer
Thanks :)
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x-crossroad Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
what a nice barbarY lion....
i like the pose..
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010   Photographer
Thank You ;)
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MarianGutu Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
impressive! what a majestic animal! this shot will soon become part of history...
it's a pity that we wiped out (or we are bout to) all other species on earth for our own amusement and pleasure...
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010   Photographer
It is indeed a pity...
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EvilNessCroft Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful shot! He's gorgeous!
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010   Photographer
Thanks :)
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Bobby-J-Lennon Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
wow king of the jungle, barbary lions are nearly extinct arnt they?
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010   Photographer
Only 52 in zoos left :( None in the wild!
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Bobby-J-Lennon Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
Aww thats horrible, so sad
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Svenimal Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010   Photographer
So we should support the zoos who breed them :)
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Bobby-J-Lennon Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
Definatley :)
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