17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Flies, Oh the Flies!

On safari in the Masai Mara we came across a pride of lions at a small pond near the road. I noticed that so many flies were most interested in the male lion and felt for the poor beast.

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Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Kenya
Camera: Canon EOS R
Copyright: © Hilda Maier