Caption: Male lion, his belly full after a good feed, relaxes contentedly next to a shady bush, Mashatu Game Reserve,
Tuli Block, Botswana.
© Scotch Macaskill
Camera Equipment: The photograph was taken with a Canon EOS Elan film camera and Canon EOS
300mm F4 lens, using slide film scanned on a Fuji Frontier.
Mashatu Game Reserve is a private reserve situated in the Tuli Block region in the eastern
corner of Botswana. Although not as popular as Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta,
the area is nevertheless a recognised safari destination because of excellent wildlife viewing and photo
opportunities. Big herds of elephant frequent the area, together with predators like lion, leopard, cheetah, and
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