Juvenile Lion Walking, Side View
While very young lion cubs have wooly, grayish coats with white spots on the lower parts, the coloring changes to a more tawny color,
typical of adult lions, at about three months and the white spots gradually fade as the animal ages.
Juvenile lion (Panthera leo
) walking along grassy bank in the late afternoon, Mashatu Game
Reserve, Botswana. © Scotch Macaskill
Camera: Canon EOS 350D digital SLR camera; Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM zoom lens.
Exposure: 1/200 sec at f/5; ISO: 800; Lens focal length: 180mm.
Location: Mashatu Game Reserve is a 26,000-hectare (64,000-acre) reserve
situated in the remote eastern corner of Botswana known as the Northern Tuli Game Reserve.
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