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Feb 28, 2011, 12:47:44 PM
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White lion Haldir: look into your soul by woxys White lion Haldir: look into your soul by woxys
Haldir, white African lion (Panthera leo krugeri, lev africky - bila forma) from ZOO Bratislava, Slovakia :D there are only few white lions, so this one is real rarity! They are not albinos, only freaks of nature, as white tigers. White color is caused by a recessive gene known as chinchilla or color inhibitor... :D


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:iconvereesia:
Vereesia Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student General Artist
Knowing your work quite well, I saw this today...www.magazinehive.com/2013/06/w…
I wasn't sure if you were a part of this or not, but I wanted to let you know your image is on here..
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:iconmarblesky:
Marblesky Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Absolutely stunning! Heart 
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:iconadhityarasmi:
AdhityaRasmi Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
As pure & beautiful as white Jade, I really admire this Krueger White Lion with my peaceful joy & happiness!
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:iconnvrstl:
nvrstl Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  New member
Magnificent!!
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:icon5kalina:
5Kalina Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very beautiful. It really does seem to pierce your soul...
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:iconbertross:
Bertross Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Ive seen alot of images of a lion and even stood near them at zoo's but this particular picture says a lot about the power of a lion.

Excellent photo. Those eyes pierce your soul indeed.
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:iconlouisatornova:
LouisaTornova Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014
Melancholy king!
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:icondmactear:
Dmactear Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow! Loving the power in this shot! Envious much. :)
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:iconronisyahrony:
Ronisyahrony Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
selamat berkarya.
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
English, please?
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:iconronisyahrony:
Ronisyahrony Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
kumpulan photo publik
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
English, please?
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:iconthefunnyspider:
TheFunnySpider Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
That's an absolutely stunning shot, wow!
Very well done and he is such a beautiful lion :D
A true king^^
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:iconravenclawdragon:
ravenclawdragon Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014
He is one amazing cat.
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Jacarmes Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Leona,
I am interested in using your photo for wall art, however the sizes that DeviantArt uses aren't to my liking.  I would wish to go much larger, however I would need to acquire an uploaded image from you at its largest size to be able to do so.  Upon your approval, we can discuss pricing and arrange the transaction. Thanks!
James C.
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:iconjacarmes:
Jacarmes Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
And what would that VERY high price would be?

Thanks Tereza!
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
I am really sorry but considering the fact this photo has a tiny potential to win some competition and that it earns some ammount of money through print sells every year, I would not go under 1 500 USD for non exclusive use... It might look rude, but this photo really does earn money to me, sorry!
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
Hello,

I am not Leona :D
The problem is that this is my most sold photo, so I do not plan to give it out of my hands - I would only offer the file for very high price :)
But I 've uploaded the biggest size of the photo as a print, so you might get wall art from deviantArt :nod:
Thank you for understanding,

Tereza
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DanielleMWilliams Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello, 

I just thought I'd let you know, I used this photo as a reference for a painting.

fav.me/d7jfvrf

(I credited your work in the comments)

Thanks!
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:iconnameda:
Nameda Featured By Owner May 20, 2014  Professional General Artist
hy hun, I found your image used here:
galacticroundtable.net/2013/06…
I don't think they asked you
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:iconlupineborn:
Lupineborn Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautiful... beautiful animal. For some reason I like white lions so much better than the regular type. White versions of animals rock. There is something more pure to it (only on appereance of course). Don't take me wrong, I like all animals, but white beauties like this are just magical. Perfect photo.
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:iconspilven:
spilven Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014
hey 

i like your picture so much.

can i use this image for an advert?
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014
Hi,

thank you, but sorry, youn can not use it for adverstisement for free.
I consider it a commercial use...
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:iconspilven:
spilven Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014
hey
i like so mutch your picture..

can I use this image for an advert?
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:iconilyas87:
ilyas87 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
omfg Flirtatious
love this
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:iconmoonlilyart:
MoonLilyArt Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Student
oh my look away
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:iconjuddstar:
juddstar Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Student General Artist
This is amazing! so beautiful! For such high ISO it is not grainy at all, this is lovely. 
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s-kmp Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
:w00t: Congratulations, this lovely piece has been featured here Animal Portraits Feature 19 at :iconanimal-portraits:

Keep up the great work  :)
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:iconotagurohana:
Otagurohana Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014
simply beautiful!
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:iconjojo22:
jojo22 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
What a gorgeous creature :heart:
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:iconnateworx:
Nateworx Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014
Very beaultiful!
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:icondasghul:
DasGhul Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014   General Artist
He looks sad... :(
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:iconprlove51:
prlove51 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
May I use the photo of the white lion resting on my FB page?  Patricia Love
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DesertCatPhotos Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Professional Photographer
I love these photos - he is so beautiful!  You captured him beautifully!
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:iconmoscaliovam:
moscaliovam Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
Beautiful. Spiritual. Entrancing.
:heart:
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:iconbluesphotography:
bluesphotography Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful! they are such beautiful animals to work with!
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:iconluca-feat-angie:
Luca-feat-Angie Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013
I love this picture *o* Heart 
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:iconcheshirecat009:
CheshireCat009 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013  Hobbyist
Wow, just beautiful. :)
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:icon1001220:
1001220 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
It's so beautiful...
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:iconkavor257:
Kavor257 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I saw a drawing of this that was linked back here and I have to say that I'm glad they did:D this picture is stunning ^^ that lion looks really cool^^  I really admire your photography skills. Lol, what's that called? Like penmanship but you know, for photos? Photoupmanship? :P
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GoldenPhoenix100 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stunningly beautiful photo! I hope you don't mind, but I've used it as a reference image here: fav.me/d6t53jh - if you would like me to take it down, please let me know and I'll remove it immediately :)
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ForestHymn Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
(by the way, I have no intention of criticizing the photo- this is a lovely shot!) :)
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ForestHymn Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
hmm.. looks like he had surgery on his left eye, the black section that surrounds a lion's eye seems to be gone there.
I have a question- do white lions occur naturally (rarely) in the wild? or is the color inhibitor a result of incest? (I've read somewhere that this is the case with white tigers- that is
that they're inbred and have a hoard of health problems)
Beautiful animal- I hope he's in good health : )
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XxTheFoshyNozz Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi, not sure if you got an answer, so I will answer anyway :)

White lions do occur naturally, it is not a result of incest, and they can be found (very rarely) in the wild. 
White lions, like white tigers, are, as :iconwoxys: has said, are caused by a recessive gene, just like eye color, hair color, etc in humans and all animals.

While white tigers are also natural, there are so many of them because they were inbred. (parents with recessive white gene bred to produce white cubs, white cubs bred to produce white cubs etc etc)

I hope this answers your question :) 
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:iconforesthymn:
ForestHymn Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
hey, thanks, it helps : )
I'm glad to know they can occur naturally
Hope they breed them with unrelated genes  : )
thanks for answering!
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XxTheFoshyNozz Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome C:
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wylie22 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013
Looking into his eyes, it's as though he is looking into your soul 
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:icondanielh24:
DanielH24 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This is amazing! He has that staring lookHeart 
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Forsakened-Dark-RoSe Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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alain-angela Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This is the most beautifull photo of a lion i have ever seen
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