Entries Tagged ‘Lion’:

Catnapping

Dreaming under the changing colors of early Autumn

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Scotland in the Pacific Northwest

The other day I exchanged e-mails with a friend from Scotland. Then I went for a hike in the forest…

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Aslan Underground

It was getting late. Exhausted after a long photo shoot of night-time city-scapes, I took a shortcut under a bridge, through a part of Portland I’d never seen before. Definitely not in any tourist literature.
Senses heightened, I felt my heartbeat increasing to fight-or-flight levels as I kept walking against multiple signs warning of danger. [...]

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In the lion’s den

The view from inside the Lion’s den, at the Oregon zoo, as the 3 yr old male enters. No worries — there is a heavy, bulletproof glass pane between us, but still an intimidating sight that makes me double-check the thickness of the barrier as he gets to within paw-striking distance. The exposure [...]

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A mirage with teeth

It was an unusually hot, dry day, even for the desert; 120 and still climbing. I had been hiking for half a day already and still my rendezvous point was nowhere in sight. Worse, I had already drank my last drop of water two hours ago — a lot sooner than I had [...]

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Friends

Friends look for similarities. Mutual interests and things they have in common…
So what does a Sea Lion and an African Lion have in common???
…Same last name?

(A few thoughts follow below the image)

I have always found it fascinating to observe friendships between different species. I’ve heard of gorillas adopting kittens, an elephant [...]

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In his den

He came out of the darkness… I dared not use flash…

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(Not so-) Nice Kitties

Went to visit some new neighbors, of the feline persuasion. One of them actually tried to attack me but was thwarted by … my force field (tempered glass).  Unfortunately …no repeat for the camera.  :)   (Click on image for more big cat photos)

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