Clinging to Mom

© Marie Fields

Clinging to Mom

Paul Michko 6/20/2004 5:14:30 AM

Great capture, Marie. Shame on those visitors. #139653

Rob Friedman 6/20/2004 5:19:38 AM

Great shot Marie (and nice capture of the mother's face)! I agree with Paul re the visitors. #606135

Marie Fields 6/20/2004 5:27:46 AM

Thanks, Paul and Rob! I agree as well! I get so angry when zoo visitors show such a lack of respect for the animals! If it's just delighted squeals of children, it doesn't bother the gorillas - but in this case, the "kids" were way too old and their voices too deep to be yelling at animals! It really upset Muke and Cecil.

Thanks again for your support!

Marie #606160

Cathy Barrows 6/20/2004 5:29:37 AM

great op for you but they should banish the people #606164

Joy Brown 6/20/2004 5:30:41 AM

Wonderful capture, Marie! #606169

Dorothy Neumann 6/20/2004 5:42:37 AM

Makes you wonder which ones should be in cages, doesn't it? Great capture, Marie. #606211

Allan L. Whitehead 6/20/2004 5:45:21 AM

Wonderful photograph, Marie, I love your animal shots. Dorthy we know which "ones" really should be in the cages, eh… Very well done, my dear friend - your friend, Allan #606222

Shirley L. Carpenter 6/20/2004 5:58:38 AM

Excellent capture Marie!! #606248

Charlene Bayerle 6/20/2004 6:00:45 AM

Should have those people arrested!!!!
Great capture of mom and baby!!!! #606257

Donna J. Taff 6/20/2004 6:02:33 AM

Great shot, Marie!!!!!! #606261

William C. Raco 6/20/2004 6:15:56 AM

Excellent photo, Marie.
Too bad it came at the expense of fear to get it.

bill #606298

Gary O`Dell 6/20/2004 7:03:50 AM

Excellent image Marie, right on Allan, the wrong individulas were in the cage..Gary O #606385

Lori Ditlefsen 6/20/2004 7:12:11 AM

Nice capture and shot Marie! #606397

Stephen Zacker 6/20/2004 7:45:28 AM

Nice capture. There always has to be one in the bunch! #606518

Janet Detota 6/20/2004 8:11:10 AM

Too bad Muke couldn't get to them and teach them a thing or two! Great capture, Marie! #606599

Kenton L. Elliott 6/20/2004 9:56:32 AM

Beautiful image, Marie. I guess the only real question is "Which ones ARE the animals?"
Very well done! #606762

Susan T. Parady 6/20/2004 10:21:17 AM

Great image, Marie. As Bill said, it's too bad it was a result of fear. I hope those people were ejected from the zoo. #606811

Carolina K. Smith 6/20/2004 11:51:07 AM

Really nice capture. Agree w/above. #606902

Deborah Sandidge 6/20/2004 1:10:12 PM

Wonderful image of these two, (don't you wonder about people sometimes?) #606958

Colette M. Metcalf 6/20/2004 2:20:56 PM

Wonderful capture, Marie!! There are alot of very rude people out there! #607029

Darren K. Fisher 6/20/2004 7:24:56 PM

What a wonderful capture the lighting along with your detail are amazing. #607354

Stan J. Contrades 7/17/2004 2:19:50 AM

Makes you wonder, doesn't it, as to who should be behind the walls. Congratulations, Marie ... nicely done!
Aloha,
Stan #651609

Wally Orlowsky 7/17/2004 3:26:27 AM

Congratulations on this finalist, Marie! #651740

Kathleen Clemons 7/17/2004 3:52:03 AM

Congratulations to you, Marie! #651837

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/17/2004 4:34:38 AM

Congrats Marie! #651944

Terry R. Hatfield 7/17/2004 5:53:12 AM

Congrats Marie:-) #652182

William C. Raco 7/17/2004 6:14:30 AM

Congratulations, Marie.
Well done

bill #652257

Cindy Cone 7/17/2004 6:25:50 AM

Congrats, Marie! #652325

Darren K. Fisher 7/17/2004 6:29:01 AM

Congrats to you Marie. #652353

Jessica Hughes 7/17/2004 7:01:16 AM

Yahoo, Marie!! Congratulations!! #652597

Karen Bacon 7/17/2004 7:03:02 AM

Congrats Marie! #652612

Gail Vitikacs 7/17/2004 7:05:11 AM

Congratulations Marie....wonderful capture! #652629

Gary O`Dell 7/17/2004 7:09:13 AM

Congratulations Marie..Excellent Image..Gary O #652648

Donna W. Neal 7/17/2004 7:24:14 AM

Congratulations Marie #652728

Karen Talasco 7/17/2004 7:31:31 AM

Congrats, Marie. #652777

Lori Ditlefsen 7/17/2004 7:49:39 AM

contrats Marie! #652899

Marie Fields 7/17/2004 10:15:44 AM

Thank you all , very much!!!! #653397

Jim Kinnunen 7/17/2004 12:28:19 PM

Great image! Congrats, Marie!! #653708

Charlene Bayerle 7/17/2004 12:47:58 PM

Congrats and good luck Marie!!!!! #653763

Nancy Grace Chen 7/17/2004 1:59:52 PM

Excellent capture of animal behavior, Marie. Congratulations on your finalist!

Nancy #653990

Debra Booth 7/17/2004 2:41:26 PM

Terrific capture!! Congratulations, Marie!! #654077

Leonard Pierce 7/17/2004 3:15:35 PM

Congratulations Marie!!! #654170

Joy Brown 7/17/2004 4:07:28 PM

Congratulations on this great shot, Marie!!! #654300

Susan T. Parady 7/17/2004 4:54:52 PM

Congratulations, Marie!!! #654373

Cathy Barrows 7/17/2004 5:32:08 PM

Awwwwww....Congrats!...Good Luck! #654498

Deborah Sandidge 7/17/2004 7:28:29 PM

Congratulations, Marie!! #654888

Janet Detota 7/17/2004 7:37:30 PM

Great to see this here!! Congrats and good luck!! #654938

Stephen Zacker 7/18/2004 2:55:26 PM

Congratulations Marie! #656316

Kelly Abernathy 7/19/2004 9:40:56 AM

Congrats on your finalist! Still love it! -K #658449

Robin L. Wehrman 7/19/2004 1:24:28 PM

Outstanding capture Marie!! Congratulations on your finalist!! #658855

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Description

Gorillas at the Cincinnati Zoo. Young Cecil was clinging to his mother out of fear - due to the loud screaming and taunting by some extremely rude visitors. 300 mm zoom lens, tripod, 400 speed film, overcast day.

Uploaded on 6/20/2004 5:13:27 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon N80/F80 SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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