Photo of the Week: Lion Cub

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07-25-2011 // NW Staff

Young lion with butterflies by Gaston Piccinetti

While visiting Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in South Africa one morning, Gaston Piccinetti came across a family of lions. "It was a rainy day," the photographer writes, "and this young lion was fascinated by the butterflies." A resident of Spain, Piccinetti used a Canon EOS 1D Mark III with a 300mm lens and 2x extender.

 

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