12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A tired lion at Seaview Lion Park in South Africa

Since lions are big predators and have little to fear, they can afford to take naps and be sedentary as they get older. I love the contrast of his fur color with the bright green grass.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © Chelsea Wilkins