National Zoo (19 Feb 2012)
Sydney's 'A Hug Goodbye for Daddy' photo won a 3rd Place Premium Ribbon in teen color Animal(s) photos. 2012 Arlington County Fair, Photography (Department VI), Teen (Division T), Color (Section D), Animal(s) (Class 844).
This was the last weekend the seven young lions born from two litters at the National Zoo in August and September 2010 are expected to be together. The males will be separated from the females, and eventually they'll all be sent to other zoos. (Image taken by Sydney J. Kane on 19 Feb 2012 with Canon EOS 5D at ISO 200, f2.8, 1/1600 sec and 300mm)