Scary Moment

© Kathy Salerni

Scary Moment

Jeff Sielski 4/24/2015 6:37:12 PM

Wow! Holy cow! #1615692

Terry Cervi 4/24/2015 7:23:44 PM

Oh, no, Kathy! How sad that must have been. Is this something that happens often? I'm so glad Frank let go of this baby. You got a terrific shot of the action. #11292003

Nadia Paul 4/24/2015 9:18:15 PM

Glad the outcome was ok this time Kathy, though mum looks very determined! Great capture. #11292049

Kathy Salerni 4/24/2015 9:43:38 PM

The gorilla on the outside is Frank! Mom is inside pulling her in!! #11292057

frank w. degenhardt 4/25/2015 2:15:52 AM

The picture has your trademark Nat Geo quality, to bad it had be about a sad story. Know how this must have made you feel. Take care. #11292072

Jeff Robinson 4/25/2015 3:56:25 AM

A very powerful image - Wow! #11292094

Patrick Rouzes 4/25/2015 6:21:36 AM

A very sad story & powerful image ,Kathy. Incredible shot.

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/25/2015 7:17:06 AM

Sooo, she isn't hurting that baby? Just getting him back inside? Great! #11292163

Leslie McLain 4/25/2015 6:28:33 PM

A terrific story, Kathy, and a powerful image. #11292427

Carol L. Fowler 4/26/2015 5:59:53 PM

What an interactive moment! Glad everything worked out! #11292857

Ellen Hodges 4/26/2015 6:07:05 PM

Wow timing and capture, Kathy! Sorry to hear about the incident the next day, too! #11292882

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This was a scary moment for me. I was at the Los Angeles Zoo the day before a fight over a baby Chimp resulted in the death of the little one. Not wanting to let go, Frank at the San Diego Safari Park, had a tug of war with Mother Imani but let go right away.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D750

Uploaded on 4/24/2015 6:35:04 PM
Entered into contest on 5/7/2015 11:41:09 PM

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Camera: Nikon D750 Digital SLR Camera Editor's Pick

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