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Cat Got Your Tongue?

Posted by Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 29 October 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Captured at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Illinois.

Photo captured September 14, 2013.

NIKON D7000 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 400 174 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Cannot help but feel the power here . .

29 Oct 2013 6:46am

~~~Ann~~~ from Nelson, New Zealand


29 Oct 2013 7:23am

JCJ from Troyes, France

they look very friendly

29 Oct 2013 7:48am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

How touching :-)
Cracking good shot.

29 Oct 2013 8:00am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Lovely image

29 Oct 2013 9:26am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

amazing !!!!

29 Oct 2013 11:37am

Frances from Boston, United States

Superb capture Steven.

29 Oct 2013 11:59am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wonderful capture !

29 Oct 2013 12:30pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Ha ha - what a wonderful moment in time you captured here, Steven. Well done!

29 Oct 2013 1:16pm

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Magnifique capture.

Excuses mon absence provoquée par un "coup de foudre" ....
Déconnecté du net .)

29 Oct 2013 1:33pm

@tataray: Pas de problème. Bienvenue!

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Looks are deceiving, aren't they. Your image makes me want to pet them.
Super shot, Steven.

29 Oct 2013 3:19pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A nice lion candid !

29 Oct 2013 3:26pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superbe couple, splendide shot. Bonne journée.

29 Oct 2013 4:12pm

franz from Baden, Austria

a lion's share of tenderness ... ;-)

29 Oct 2013 4:35pm (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Great. They can also be tender ! Very great shot!!!

29 Oct 2013 5:23pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

A lovely scene beautifully captured ... Excellent shot Steven !!!

29 Oct 2013 5:47pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

HAHAH! LOVe, love love your title!!!!! Excellent image!

29 Oct 2013 5:53pm

Mohammad/Navvab from shiraz, Iran

what a serious
so nice shot

29 Oct 2013 6:58pm

~~~Ann~~~ from Nelson, New Zealand

Looking again, love the tones, the black tinge of the mane and the clarity

29 Oct 2013 8:00pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

A funny title, and an image with a wonderful visual impact. Terrific clarity and level of detail.

29 Oct 2013 8:57pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Nice domestic scene. Happy ST.

29 Oct 2013 8:59pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is just beautiful and so touching. Gorgeous light and color. A wonderful portrait of these magnificent cats!

29 Oct 2013 10:11pm

Footloose Ferret from Central Florida, United States

She obviously likes getting her ear licked.

29 Oct 2013 10:28pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

outstanding. great gesture

30 Oct 2013 12:03am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful portrait. Nice texture and beautiful light. I like the title. Have a nice day. :)

30 Oct 2013 12:48am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Nicely shot and I love the title.

30 Oct 2013 3:13am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Happy Silly Tuesday title, but beautiful shot.

30 Oct 2013 3:37am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Lovely moment, like the colors of rocks all around.

30 Oct 2013 10:39am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An outstanding image of the great cats. Like everyone else, i love the title.

30 Oct 2013 4:27pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
very nice!
Amazing & lovely!

30 Oct 2013 5:13pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Got you in his sights...

30 Oct 2013 10:42pm

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

Fantastic capture and title of the big beautiful creatures !! Very beautiful and wonderful !!

31 Oct 2013 1:39am