Palm Beach Zoo, Palm Beach, FL
The relationship between these sisters was extremely tender, as if the one doing the licking understood that her sister was not well. She was born with a defect in her paws so she could not be used in the breeding program, but she lives a happy life after being sterilized to stop the gene from reproducing.
levels, contrast, sharpening
Canon 1D MK II, 300 mm f2.8 w 2.0 teleconverter, tripod