13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Clash in the Mara

It was a late afternoon in the Mara during what is called the Green Season. A more elegant way to describe the low season when the Mara is empty. We had been monitoring a single buffalo for sometime as two young male lions were slowly making their way toward him. I knew that the chances of a successful hunt were very low but I was hoping for some interesting action.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 09.2015
Photo Location: Masai Mara, Kenya
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: © Michel Zoghzoghi