This was the real deal on Safari in Namibia. A female lion was in the middle of the road as we were leaving. We couldn't believe it. But then we looked out of the passenger side window and the male lion was looking right at us not more than 10 meters away. I told my wife roll up the window, hurry, hurry. Then we stayed there for a moment, locked eye to eye with the lion. My wife slowly rolled down the window for me to shot this shot of him staring directly at us. I feel very lucky to have seen a wild lion at such close proximity. Our hearts were racing afterwards.

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