Cub who may have stepped over the line

by Bob Shepardson
(DeBary Florida, U.S.A.)

Peace at last...

Peace at last...

Peace at last...
Walk all over me will you
I may have gone too far!
crop

We previously posted photos of the cubs at the Chudob water hole. Most of the time that we were there, the large males were out and about. On our last day we were fortunate in being able to shoot several interactions between the males and their offspring. You need to look closely at the eyes in the 4th photo which is a crop of photo number 3. I think he's wondering if he stepped over the line. By the way within 3 or 4 seconds they were lying down together. Pop was just warning him/her.

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May 04, 2012
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Response to Tony
by: Bob

Tony,

Etosha is a great place for photography. The vegetation is significantly lower than many other parks, making unobstructed shots easier. These photos were taken when the grass was at its highest. the neat thing this time of year is the flowers. Note the leopard in the flowers on one of my other postings. In Kruger it was more difficult yet still productive. By the way I would estimate the distance to the male in these shots at about 200 meters. Most of the other cub shots were much closer.

Bob

May 04, 2012
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what a day
by: Jenny

Dad looks like he has had a few encounters himself by the looks of his nose and the cub looks like he is saying "ok dad I get it". Lovely picutres Bob

May 01, 2012
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These and the other cub photos are fantastic!
by: Tony

Amazing photos Bob! In other parks there would be bushes and grass all around but here you got wonderful photographs with no obstructions.

Apr 28, 2012
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Lucky cub!
by: Noreen

That cub is fortunate that he didn't get a swat from dad!

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