I love the strong emotions in this picture. Typically the lioness is the one in charge, the one who hunts and takes care of the babies but here she surrenders, gives up her power momentarily to engage to the lion's sweet play.
Cheetah: "This Superb Photograph shows clearly the "Teardrop" effect of the black lines running down the animal's beautiful face. The word: "Cheetah" is derived from Hindi; in turn: From Sanskrit meaning: "Variegated.
male leopard by shaun walton . A large male leopard known by the guides of the area as the bicycle crossing male strides confidently down a road in a game reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park in South Africa.