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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The KING; The LION

During my 10 month of living in Africa, I lived on a small farm. Each night I fell asleep to the sound of lions roaring and purring. One day I went on a walk and found this big guy living at the farm next door. I do not think he liked being woken up from his afternoon nap.

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Date Taken: 08.2014
Date Uploaded: 09.2015
Photo Location: South Africa
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Copyright: © Makayla Springsteen