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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A licking lioness.

This lioness is pregnant and laying down with her pride, which includes 1 other lioness and her 3 cubs. This pregnant lioness seemed a little grumpy, perhaps close to her due date.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Copyright: © Kiersten Gillis