17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The face of a King

This is a male lion pacing his enclosure after a failed attempt at catching his prey. The lion and lioness were lounging in their enclosure, but had their eyes fixed upon something. Without a moments notice they leaped up and began running at a duck who had wondering into their habitat. With the lions becoming so close to capturing the duck, their prey got away. Frustrated the lion paced

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 04.2019
Photo Location: Litchfield, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6
Copyright: © Lily Richardson