14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Two Lions bathing after a mid-morning meal

Three lions (one not pictured) were sunbathing after what looked to be a mid-morning meal of buffalo. This safari was the trip of a lifetime for me and it is photos like this which make it all the more worth it.

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Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Kuratu, Tanzania
Copyright: © Michael Sweeney