16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Last breath

In this photo, a wildebeest stops kicking as it takes its last breath. The young male lion waits patiently with his teeth gripping his prey's throat, his chin dripping with blood.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Kenya
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Copyright: © Olivia Spagnuolo