16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Afterglow of Mating Lioness

This photo shows a moment of bliss for a lioness, who normally suffers through a week of mating made harder by her male lion.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Okavango Delta, Botswana
Copyright: © David Johnson Jr