A lioness at first light, on the final morning of my trip to Africa last year. We came across a small group right near camp (Entim) and waited with them for the sun to rise. I'm a sucker for these types of shot...warm, backlit subject and some breath to add to the atmosphere of the shot. Several teenage cubs were in tow and it looks to me like maybe some more are on the way!

Taken on a David Lloyd safari tour. For more info: http://davidlloyd.net

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