Archive for June, 2012

Lion Wading in the Water

June 15th, 2012

A young lion at the National Zoo in Washington DC wades through the shallow water.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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Lion Taking a Dip

June 14th, 2012

A young lion cautiously enters the water while leaving one leg still on the edge. Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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Solitary Lion

June 13th, 2012

A solitary lion sits in the shadows on the edge of the water at the National Zoo in Washington DC.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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Golden-Headed Lion Tamarin Grimace

June 12th, 2012

A close-up photo on the face of a golden-headed lion tamarin monkey who is baring his teeth in a grimace.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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Prehensile-tailed Porcupine

June 11th, 2012

A close-up black and white photo of a prehensile-tailed porcupine (Coendou prehensilis) with his short pointy spikes.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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Black and Rufous Elephant Shrew (Sengi)

June 10th, 2012

A photo of the pointy long nose on an adult black and rufous giant elephant shrew, also known as a sengi, (Rhynchocyon petersi) seen in the National Zoo's Small Mammal House.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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Meerkat Portrait

June 9th, 2012

A meerkat looks directly into the camera for a stark portrait.Taken on June 2nd, 2012.

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