21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Future King

We spent the afternoon watching a small group of lion cubs as they were waiting on top of some rocks for their moms to come back from hunting. I asked the guide to position the car in front of this young lion, as I liked how he kept his paws crossed in such a regal way.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Kenya
Camera: NIKON Z 9
Copyright: © YARON SCHMID