Proud Papa

Paula Showen 6/23/2010 7:27:20 PM

Gorgeous! #1281626

Usman M. Bajwa 6/23/2010 10:09:02 PM

Wonderful animal interaction captured with great clarity and light, Deborah!

UB. #8713913

Michelle Alton 6/24/2010 1:46:33 AM

This is great, Debby. I'm puzzled by the cub's spotty legs! Is his mom a cheetah? #8714010

Sam Britt 6/26/2010 3:26:18 PM

Beautiful capture of this sweet moment, Debby. I was wondering about the spots on the little one too! #8718475

Deborah C. Lewinson 6/26/2010 3:55:37 PM

Thank you so much Paula, Usman, Michelle, Sabrina, and Sam. I appreciate our kind words!

Regarding the cubs, they do have spots. Thoughts are that lions may have had spots years ago and now only the babies have them.

I'm adding more info to the description above.

Debby #8718518

Phyllis H. Burchett 7/3/2010 7:07:56 PM

Great shot Deborah, didn't realize the cubs had spots! #8732909

Hosey M. Harrell III 7/12/2010 6:21:36 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist, Debby! #8754258

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 7/12/2010 6:25:03 PM

Absolutely gorgeous. Big congrats.
JP #8754292

Donna R. Moratelli 7/13/2010 3:44:14 AM

Wow, I wish that I could pick up that baby cat and bring it home with me. This is so precious! Great job.
Good luch in the next round!


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Leslie McLain 7/13/2010 4:42:02 AM

Congrats on your terrific finalist. #8756374

Stefania Barbier 7/13/2010 4:49:53 AM

gorgeous, congrats on your finalist! #8756403

Sam Britt 7/13/2010 3:43:14 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Debby!! #8759256

Patrick Rouzes 7/13/2010 4:03:13 PM

CONGRATULATIONSon this superb finalist, Deb! Good luck! #8759356

Thomas E. Hinds 7/13/2010 7:46:38 PM

What a wonderful capture, Debby! Great timing. The little one is so very cute! Congratulations on your Finalist! #8760190

Jeff Robinson 7/14/2010 10:01:29 AM

Congrats Debby on your Wonderful Finalist! Jeff #8761814

Merna L. Nobile 7/15/2010 12:53:08 PM

BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations on your Finalist Award for June, 2010. Merna #8765915

Liz blahh 7/24/2010 11:56:29 PM

Beautiful, wonderful, love it! Congrats! #8784513

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/26/2010 5:14:06 PM

Thank you Phyllis, Archie, JP, Donna, Leslie, Stef, Sam, Patrick, Thomas, Jeff, Merna, and Liz B! You comments and congrats mean a lot to me!

Debby #8787789

Paula Showen 8/15/2010 8:20:33 AM

This is truly awesome! #8835968

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/15/2010 9:19:02 AM

Looks like you wer fist and last on this one. Thanks for all your wonderful comments, Paula!
Debby #8836114

Paula Showen 8/15/2010 9:24:35 AM

That's because I really like it! LOL!! #8836145

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/15/2010 9:33:03 AM

It's a favorite of mine as well, thanks again!

Debby #8836174

Rona L. Schwarz 9/19/2010 10:07:58 PM

Another spectacular capture, Debby! Missed this earlier as well! What a tender and very special moment you captured - again, amazing details and clarity. Just love it! Congratulations on this fantastic Finalist! #8918812

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Description

Lion cubs are born with spots. They disappear as they get older. This cub was born at the Bronx Zoo and was 3 months old when I took this photo, about a month ago. There are three cubs and the mom trains them while the dad watches over them. I hope to get back soon and see their progress.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/750 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1600, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3S

Uploaded on 6/23/2010 4:28:57 PM

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Camera: Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera


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