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All Wrapped Up in Himself

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 2 November 2017 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

A less than ideal resting spot for this silverback gorilla. At least he looks comfortable.

Photo captured August 24, 2017.

NIKON D7000 1/45 second F/4.8 ISO 800 110 mm

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Nevertheless, you can be relaxed and enjoy ...

2 Nov 2017 6:06am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Ha ha. .. Très cool ! ....)

2 Nov 2017 6:12am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Sourires !!!
Heureux ...
Bonne journée

2 Nov 2017 6:29am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

If anyone has to tell him to move, I'd rather you did it ! I'll stand back.

2 Nov 2017 8:36am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

J'adore très belle prise!

2 Nov 2017 9:23am

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

Espléndida captura, del gorila que tranquilo reposa en el precario lugar.
Genial captura, con lindos tonos y luz... Buena jornada.

2 Nov 2017 10:07am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


2 Nov 2017 11:45am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Ha ha... great pose, great shot.

2 Nov 2017 12:34pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

He made his own hammock! I love the satisfied look!

2 Nov 2017 1:10pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Cool la position il ne s'en fait pas sueprbe compo.
Belle journée

2 Nov 2017 1:19pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

what a fantastic portrait and pose :)

2 Nov 2017 2:56pm

Don from Spokane, United States

He looks comfortable regardless of how we would think of his perch! A great picture of his expression.

2 Nov 2017 3:22pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb capture !

2 Nov 2017 4:16pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

He seems to like his hammock. ;-) Superb image.

2 Nov 2017 5:00pm

willy from Belgium

magnifique portait avec cette pose Steven


2 Nov 2017 6:51pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A fantastic portrait! He seems to have quite an attitude! I love it!

2 Nov 2017 9:13pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Very relaxed.

2 Nov 2017 9:58pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

well, I would have called this "all wrapped up in himself." But ir is a fine image of the ape.

3 Nov 2017 12:48am

@Harry: The title has been changed. :-)

Ginnie from Netherlands

Don't you wonder what kind of life he lives, really, Steven. (sigh) At least he's well taken care of, I'm sure.

3 Nov 2017 6:46am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Ha ha....complicated attitude but still calm to see :-)

3 Nov 2017 8:45am

Devi from Chennai, India

He seems very comfortable ---- will never move I am sure !!!!

3 Nov 2017 3:29pm

Remus from Portugal

Awesome portrait!
I loved it!

3 Nov 2017 6:04pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Hahaha, fantastic portrait.

3 Nov 2017 6:28pm

Marité from France

Un exercice d'équilibre très bien exécuté :-)
Bonne journée.

3 Nov 2017 8:51pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Not a care in the world. I saw that attitude a lot when I was still teaching in high school.

3 Nov 2017 11:20pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

This is a fantastic pose! What a portrait!

4 Nov 2017 8:49am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

:) COOL!

4 Nov 2017 12:16pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Magnificent !

5 Nov 2017 9:03am

Sam from Chennai, India

What a lovely pose. Great capture of the gorilla. :)

5 Nov 2017 3:42pm

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

What a great pose and expression you've captured!

7 Nov 2017 3:53am

London Caller from London, United Kingdom

Aww... look at his pouting face.

26 Nov 2017 8:17pm

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