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California-based wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas spends nine months of the year shooting a wide variety of wildlife in the field. In recent years, she has specialized in documenting family life and has become well known for her work with newborn animals. Although Suzi works primarily in Africa, she has undertaken commissions and led instructional photography tours and workshops everywhere from Antarctica and the Arctic to Alaska and Montana.

Her photographs have been published in books, magazines and newspapers all over the world, including Smithsonian, Audubon, Ranger Rick, BBC Wildlife, Scientific American, Time, National Geographic Kids, and Your Big Backyard, she has also just won an award in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2008.
Cheetah {Acinonyx jubatus} mother with sleeping 7-day cub, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Cheetah {Acinonyx jubatus} mother with sleeping 7-day cub, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Cheetah {Acinonyx jubatus} female carrying 16-day cub, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Cheetah {Acinonyx jubatus} female carrying 16-day cub, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
8 week Cheetah {Acinonyx jubatus} cubs framed by mother's legs, Masai Mara, Kenya.
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Suzi Eszterhas / 8 week Cheetah {Acinonyx jubatus} cubs framed by mother's legs, Masai Mara, Kenya.
Cheetah {Acinonyx jubatus} mother with 8-week cub climbing on her head, Masai Mara, Kenya.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Cheetah {Acinonyx jubatus} mother with 8-week cub climbing on her head, Masai Mara, Kenya.
Mountain gorilla {Gorilla beringei} 10-months infant climbing in bamboo forest, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda. *Digitally removed leaf in foregound
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Suzi Eszterhas / Mountain gorilla {Gorilla beringei} 10-months infant climbing in bamboo forest, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda. *Digitally removed leaf in foregound
Mountain gorilla {Gorilla beringei} mother holding 3-months infant, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda
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Suzi Eszterhas / Mountain gorilla {Gorilla beringei} mother holding 3-months infant, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda
Mountain gorilla {Gorilla beringei} mother playing with 10-months infant, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda. *Digitally removed debris on gorilla
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Suzi Eszterhas / Mountain gorilla {Gorilla beringei} mother playing with 10-months infant, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda. *Digitally removed debris on gorilla
Mountain gorilla {Gorilla beringei} 12-months twins climbing tree, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda
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Suzi Eszterhas / Mountain gorilla {Gorilla beringei} 12-months twins climbing tree, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda
Spotted Hyena {Crocuta crocuta} 8-10 week cub playfully sitting on mother, Masai Mara Conservancy, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Spotted Hyena {Crocuta crocuta} 8-10 week cub playfully sitting on mother, Masai Mara Conservancy, Kenya
Spotted Hyena {Crocuta crocuta} 8-week cub playing with 6-month cub at den, Masai Mara Conservancy, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Spotted Hyena {Crocuta crocuta} 8-week cub playing with 6-month cub at den, Masai Mara Conservancy, Kenya
Spotted Hyena {Crocuta crocuta} 22-day old cubs playing , Masai Mara Conservancy, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Spotted Hyena {Crocuta crocuta} 22-day old cubs playing , Masai Mara Conservancy, Kenya
Spotted Hyena {Crocuta crocuta} 22-day cubs with sleeping mother, Masai Mara Conservancy, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Spotted Hyena {Crocuta crocuta} 22-day cubs with sleeping mother, Masai Mara Conservancy, Kenya
Polar Bear {Ursus maritimus} 3/4-months cub huddled over mother who has been anaesthetised by biologists, Wapusk NP, Manitoba, Canada~(Digitally removed mother's ear tags)
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Suzi Eszterhas / Polar Bear {Ursus maritimus} 3/4-months cub huddled over mother who has been anaesthetised by biologists, Wapusk NP, Manitoba, Canada~(Digitally removed mother's ear tags)
Polar Bear {Ursus maritimus} 3/4-months cub sleeping on mother who has been anaesthetised by biologists, Wapusk NP, Manitoba, Canada
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Suzi Eszterhas / Polar Bear {Ursus maritimus} 3/4-months cub sleeping on mother who has been anaesthetised by biologists, Wapusk NP, Manitoba, Canada
Polar Bear {Ursus maritimus} 3/4-months cubs peeking over mother who has been anaesthetised by biologists, Wapusk NP, Manitoba, Canada
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Suzi Eszterhas / Polar Bear {Ursus maritimus} 3/4-months cubs peeking over mother who has been anaesthetised by biologists, Wapusk NP, Manitoba, Canada
Polar Bear {Ursus maritimus} mother and 3/4- months cub leaving den in spring, Wapusk NP, Manitoba, Canada
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Suzi Eszterhas / Polar Bear {Ursus maritimus} mother and 3/4- months cub leaving den in spring, Wapusk NP, Manitoba, Canada
Alaskan Brown Bear {Ursus arctos middendorffi}~~young cub (3-4 months) drinking beside mother grazing, Katmai NP, Alaska, USA
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Suzi Eszterhas / Alaskan Brown Bear {Ursus arctos middendorffi}~~young cub (3-4 months) drinking beside mother grazing, Katmai NP, Alaska, USA
Kodiak / Alaskan brown bear {Ursus arctos middendorffi} mother with 4-6 months cubs playing on beach, Katmai NP, Alaska, USA
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Suzi Eszterhas / Kodiak / Alaskan brown bear {Ursus arctos middendorffi} mother with 4-6 months cubs playing on beach, Katmai NP, Alaska, USA
Kodiak / Alaskan brown bear {Ursus arctos middendorffi} mother with 4-6 months cubs grazing in sedge grass meadow, Katmai NP, Alaska, USA
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Suzi Eszterhas / Kodiak / Alaskan brown bear {Ursus arctos middendorffi} mother with 4-6 months cubs grazing in sedge grass meadow, Katmai NP, Alaska, USA
Kodiak / Alaskan brown bear {Ursus arctos middendorffi} mother with 4-6 months cubs walking along beach, Katmai NP, Alaska, USA
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Suzi Eszterhas / Kodiak / Alaskan brown bear {Ursus arctos middendorffi} mother with 4-6 months cubs walking along beach, Katmai NP, Alaska, USA
Male African Lion (Panthera leo) smelling cub (5 weeks) after mother has introduced the cub to her pride members for the first time, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Male African Lion (Panthera leo) smelling cub (5 weeks) after mother has introduced the cub to her pride members for the first time, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
African Lion (Panthera leo), portrait of mother and cub (4 weeks) resting, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / African Lion (Panthera leo), portrait of mother and cub (4 weeks) resting, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Two African Lion (Panthera leo) cubs (7-8 weeks) huddled together alone ontop of termite mound whilst mother is hunting, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Two African Lion (Panthera leo) cubs (7-8 weeks) huddled together alone ontop of termite mound whilst mother is hunting, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
African Lion (Panthera leo) mother with cubs (4-5 weeks) running to her, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / African Lion (Panthera leo) mother with cubs (4-5 weeks) running to her, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Close- up of African Lion (Panthera leo) cubs (7-8 weeks) playing, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Close- up of African Lion (Panthera leo) cubs (7-8 weeks) playing, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
African Lion (Panthera leo) cub (8-9 weeks) playing with adult male, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / African Lion (Panthera leo) cub (8-9 weeks) playing with adult male, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Mother African Lion (Panthera leo) and cub (4 weeks) at den site in grass, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Mother African Lion (Panthera leo) and cub (4 weeks) at den site in grass, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Portrait of female African Lioness (Panthera leo) and playful cub (4 weeks) Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Portrait of female African Lioness (Panthera leo) and playful cub (4 weeks) Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Hippopotamus mother nudging young {Hippopotamus amphibius} Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Hippopotamus mother nudging young {Hippopotamus amphibius} Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Common / Pacific Harbor Seal {Phoca vitulina} female suckling pup, California, USA
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Suzi Eszterhas / Common / Pacific Harbor Seal {Phoca vitulina} female suckling pup, California, USA
Yellow / Savannah baboon {Papio cynocephalus} juvenile rides on mother's back, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Yellow / Savannah baboon {Papio cynocephalus} juvenile rides on mother's back, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Common zebra {Equus quagga} and 3-weeks-old foal crossing the Mara river on migration, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
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Suzi Eszterhas / Common zebra {Equus quagga} and 3-weeks-old foal crossing the Mara river on migration, Masai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Leopard (Panthera pardus) one-year-old cub in tree, Jao Reserve, Botswana
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Suzi Eszterhas / Leopard (Panthera pardus) one-year-old cub in tree, Jao Reserve, Botswana
Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta) mother and week-old twins, Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar
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Suzi Eszterhas / Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta) mother and week-old twins, Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar
Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) mother and joey aged sixth months, Queensland, Australia, captive.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) mother and joey aged sixth months, Queensland, Australia, captive.
Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) mother with joey aged eight months, Queensland, Australia, captive.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) mother with joey aged eight months, Queensland, Australia, captive.
Chinese Pangolin (Manis pentadactyla) mother and two month old baby, Taipei Zoo, Taipei, Taiwan, digitally removed leaf debris in foreground
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Suzi Eszterhas / Chinese Pangolin (Manis pentadactyla) mother and two month old baby, Taipei Zoo, Taipei, Taiwan, digitally removed leaf debris in foreground
Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) two month old baby, Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary, Costa Rica
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Suzi Eszterhas / Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) two month old baby, Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary, Costa Rica
Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) mother and two month old baby, Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary, Costa Rica
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Suzi Eszterhas / Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) mother and two month old baby, Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary, Costa Rica
Ring tailed lemur (Lemur catta) mothers with two-week babies. Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar
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Suzi Eszterhas / Ring tailed lemur (Lemur catta) mothers with two-week babies. Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar
Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) mother with twin infants, East Coast of Madagascar.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) mother with twin infants, East Coast of Madagascar.
Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) mother with three day old newborn pup, Monterey Bay, California
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Suzi Eszterhas / Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) mother with three day old newborn pup, Monterey Bay, California
Pygmy Three-toed Sloth (Bradypus pygmaeus) swimming in mangrove forest, Isla Escudo de Veraguas, Panama
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Suzi Eszterhas / Pygmy Three-toed Sloth (Bradypus pygmaeus) swimming in mangrove forest, Isla Escudo de Veraguas, Panama
Common Wombat (Vombatus ursinus) orphan with sanctuary director, Greg Irons, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasmania, Australia
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Suzi Eszterhas / Common Wombat (Vombatus ursinus) orphan with sanctuary director, Greg Irons, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasmania, Australia
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) rehabilitator, Isabel Luevano, with one day old orphan duckling, International Bird Rescue, Fairfield, California
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Suzi Eszterhas / Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) rehabilitator, Isabel Luevano, with one day old orphan duckling, International Bird Rescue, Fairfield, California
African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) in defensive posture towards safari vehicle, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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Suzi Eszterhas / African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) in defensive posture towards safari vehicle, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) next to signs which say 'Silence please. Respect the orangutans' and 'No Smoking' Tanjung Puting National Park, Borneo, Indonesia.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) next to signs which say 'Silence please. Respect the orangutans' and 'No Smoking' Tanjung Puting National Park, Borneo, Indonesia.
Leopard (Panthera pardus) mother and five-week-old cub, Jao Reserve, Botswana
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Suzi Eszterhas / Leopard (Panthera pardus) mother and five-week-old cub, Jao Reserve, Botswana
Leopard (Panthera pardus) six-week-old cub nuzzling mother, Jao Reserve, Botswana
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Suzi Eszterhas / Leopard (Panthera pardus) six-week-old cub nuzzling mother, Jao Reserve, Botswana
Leopard (Panthera pardus) six-week-old cub, Jao Reserve, Botswana
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Suzi Eszterhas / Leopard (Panthera pardus) six-week-old cub, Jao Reserve, Botswana
Leopard (Panthera pardus) six-week-old cub nursing, Jao Reserve, Botswana
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Suzi Eszterhas / Leopard (Panthera pardus) six-week-old cub nursing, Jao Reserve, Botswana
Leopard (Panthera pardus), Jao Reserve, Botswana
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Suzi Eszterhas / Leopard (Panthera pardus), Jao Reserve, Botswana
Leopard (Panthera pardus) one-year-old cub in tree, Jao Reserve, Botswana
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Suzi Eszterhas / Leopard (Panthera pardus) one-year-old cub in tree, Jao Reserve, Botswana
African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) herd drinking at waterhole, Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana
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Suzi Eszterhas / African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) herd drinking at waterhole, Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana
Burchell's Zebra (Equus burchellii) mother and foal, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Zambia
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Suzi Eszterhas / Burchell's Zebra (Equus burchellii) mother and foal, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Zambia
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) in burrow, Tswalu Game Reserve, South Africa
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Suzi Eszterhas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) in burrow, Tswalu Game Reserve, South Africa
Rainbow over Victoria Falls, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Zambia
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Suzi Eszterhas / Rainbow over Victoria Falls, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Zambia
Ostrich (Struthio camelus) pair, with brood of chicks, walking over grassland, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Ostrich (Struthio camelus) pair, with brood of chicks, walking over grassland, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa.
Black bear (Ursus americanus) male, standing in river, feeding on fish, British Columbia, Canada. September.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Black bear (Ursus americanus) male, standing in river, feeding on fish, British Columbia, Canada. September.
Two Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer) bulls, fighting, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Two Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer) bulls, fighting, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa.
Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) female, with juvenile cubs, aged 1 year, Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) female, with juvenile cubs, aged 1 year, Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana.
African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) pack, standing on rocks at edge of river, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa. Endangered.
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Suzi Eszterhas / African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) pack, standing on rocks at edge of river, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa. Endangered.
Maned sloth (Bradypus torquatus) head portrait, Atlantic Forest, Brazil.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Maned sloth (Bradypus torquatus) head portrait, Atlantic Forest, Brazil.
African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) pair, mating, Jao Reserve, Botswana. Endangered.
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Suzi Eszterhas / African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) pair, mating, Jao Reserve, Botswana. Endangered.
African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) leaping over pool, Okavango Delta, Botswana. Endangered.
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Suzi Eszterhas / African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) leaping over pool, Okavango Delta, Botswana. Endangered.
Two Lion (Panthera leo) cubs, aged 5 months, portrait, Linyanti, Botswana.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Two Lion (Panthera leo) cubs, aged 5 months, portrait, Linyanti, Botswana.
Lion (Panthera leo) female, resting with cub, aged 3 months, Linyanti, Botswana.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Lion (Panthera leo) female, resting with cub, aged 3 months, Linyanti, Botswana.
Two Lions (Panthera leo) female, greeting each other at sunset, Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Two Lions (Panthera leo) female, greeting each other at sunset, Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana.
Three Lion (Panthera leo) cubs, aged 8 weeks, portrait, Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Kenya.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Three Lion (Panthera leo) cubs, aged 8 weeks, portrait, Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Kenya.
Lion (Panthera leo) female, hunting Eland (Taurotragus oryx) male, Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Kenya.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Lion (Panthera leo) female, hunting Eland (Taurotragus oryx) male, Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Kenya.
Lion (Panthera leo) female, crossing river with cub, aged 8 weeks, following behind, Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Kenya.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Lion (Panthera leo) female, crossing river with cub, aged 8 weeks, following behind, Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Kenya.
Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni)~feeding in an Almond tree (Prunus amygdalus) in the grounds of the Aguas Claras Hotel, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni)~feeding in an Almond tree (Prunus amygdalus) in the grounds of the Aguas Claras Hotel, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica.
Maned sloth (Bradypus torquatus) gripping on to a pole being held by wildlife researcher, Atlantic Forest, Brazil. August, 2012.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Maned sloth (Bradypus torquatus) gripping on to a pole being held by wildlife researcher, Atlantic Forest, Brazil. August, 2012.
Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) hanging in tree in town, with conservation worker from the Sloth Conservation Foundation attempting to capture it to fit a radio collar, Puerto Vie...
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Suzi Eszterhas / Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) hanging in tree in town, with conservation worker from the Sloth Conservation Foundation attempting to capture it to fit a radio collar, Puerto Vie...
Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni)~climbing up a tree, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica.
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Suzi Eszterhas / Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni)~climbing up a tree, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica.