16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Perfectly Content

I was on safari in the Maasai Mara in Kenya when we came upon a large pride of lions that had taken down a wildebeest. After taking turns eating, all the cubs started running around and playing. I was photographing these two cubs wrestling around in the tall grasses when this cub decided to sit on the other one and break out a celebratory grin.Perfectly Content!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Rift Valley Provence, Kenya
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Russ Wiley