16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Posing King

The alpha of the pride lies down in content after a fulfilling meal. As he tumbles in the savannah grass attempting to find a comfortable position he rolls on his backside with his paws in the air, showing a more peaceful side of the most protective and ferocious animal in the wild.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 07.2018
Photo Location: Kenya
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Azeem Fazal