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"Lions in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania" by Roman Boed

The Lion-Tamer’s Wife

She is a big woman, with arms like hams and her torso seems to end in her head without bothering with a neck. She has a mane of very thick red hair down to her waist, unkempt.

"Lions in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania" by Roman Boed

To Walk Among Lions

The pride watched her intently as she approached. She’d been dreaming of this moment for longer than she could remember. Since before she’d known they were extinct.

"Lions in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania" by Roman Boed

Preservation

Mitchell panned the rifle across the landscape until the lion was in its crosshair, aglow with the green tone of night vision.