Put up your dukes! by day1953 

Put up your dukes! by day1953 

By day1953 - Izu in the late afternoon sun in Lion Camp. Taken at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, February 17, 2013.

By day1953Izu in the late afternoon sun in Lion Camp. Taken at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, February 17, 2013.

Izu and Oshana looking gorgeous at the Safari Park. Photo by day1953 on Flickr.

Izu and Oshana looking gorgeous at the Safari Park. Photo by day1953 on Flickr.

Cheers to fan photographer of the week, Darrell Ybarrando. His stunning portrait of Izu makes our home page pop! Post your photos on our Facebook wall or in our Flickr group to enter.

Cheers to fan photographer of the week, Darrell Ybarrando. His stunning portrait of Izu makes our home page pop! Post your photos on our Facebook wall or in our Flickr group to enter.

Blast from the past - This photo of lion cub Nyack (foreground) was shot in 2009 by Darrell Ybarrondo.

Blast from the past - This photo of lion cub Nyack (foreground) was shot in 2009 by Darrell Ybarrondo.

Izu_M6E7055 by day1953 on Flickr.Izu roaring with Mina in the background.

Izu_M6E7055 by day1953 on Flickr.

Izu roaring with Mina in the background.

Izu, Mina & Oshana_M6E1228 by day1953 on Flickr.
Look closely. Izu has his head turned and Mina is in the perfect position to make it look like she has a mane. So good!

Izu, Mina & Oshana_M6E1228 by day1953 on Flickr.

Look closely. Izu has his head turned and Mina is in the perfect position to make it look like she has a mane. So good!

Oshana_M6E2289 by day1953 on Flickr.One of our beautiful lionesses, Oshana.

Oshana_M6E2289 by day1953 on Flickr.

One of our beautiful lionesses, Oshana.

Ekundu_F9P2661 by day1953 on Flickr.Taken on August 2, 2009

Ekundu_F9P2661 by day1953 on Flickr.

Taken on August 2, 2009

Put up your dukes! by day1953 

Put up your dukes! by day1953 

By day1953 - Izu in the late afternoon sun in Lion Camp. Taken at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, February 17, 2013.

By day1953Izu in the late afternoon sun in Lion Camp. Taken at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, February 17, 2013.

Izu and Oshana looking gorgeous at the Safari Park. Photo by day1953 on Flickr.

Izu and Oshana looking gorgeous at the Safari Park. Photo by day1953 on Flickr.

Izu enjoying a relaxing day
Izu_10Q8287 by day1953.

Izu enjoying a relaxing day

Izu_10Q8287 by day1953.

Cheers to fan photographer of the week, Darrell Ybarrando. His stunning portrait of Izu makes our home page pop! Post your photos on our Facebook wall or in our Flickr group to enter.

Cheers to fan photographer of the week, Darrell Ybarrando. His stunning portrait of Izu makes our home page pop! Post your photos on our Facebook wall or in our Flickr group to enter.

Blast from the past - This photo of lion cub Nyack (foreground) was shot in 2009 by Darrell Ybarrondo.

Blast from the past - This photo of lion cub Nyack (foreground) was shot in 2009 by Darrell Ybarrondo.

Izu_T6C4938 by day1953 on Flickr.

Izu_T6C4938 by day1953 on Flickr.

Izu_M6E7104 by day1953 on Flickr.

Izu_M6E7104 by day1953 on Flickr.

Izu_M6E7055 by day1953 on Flickr.Izu roaring with Mina in the background.

Izu_M6E7055 by day1953 on Flickr.

Izu roaring with Mina in the background.

Izu, Mina & Oshana_M6E1228 by day1953 on Flickr.
Look closely. Izu has his head turned and Mina is in the perfect position to make it look like she has a mane. So good!

Izu, Mina & Oshana_M6E1228 by day1953 on Flickr.

Look closely. Izu has his head turned and Mina is in the perfect position to make it look like she has a mane. So good!

Oshana_M6E2289 by day1953 on Flickr.One of our beautiful lionesses, Oshana.

Oshana_M6E2289 by day1953 on Flickr.

One of our beautiful lionesses, Oshana.

Izu_MG_0758 by day1953 on Flickr.

Izu_MG_0758 by day1953 on Flickr.

Ekundu_F9P2661 by day1953 on Flickr.Taken on August 2, 2009

Ekundu_F9P2661 by day1953 on Flickr.

Taken on August 2, 2009

Lion Cubs_F9P1445 by day1953 on Flickr.From a few years ago…

Lion Cubs_F9P1445 by day1953 on Flickr.

From a few years ago…

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The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is an expansive wildlife sanctuary that is home to more than 3,500 animals representing more than 400 species. Its renowned botanical collection represents 3,500 species and 1.5 million specimens. Over half of the Park’s 1,800 acres (730 hectares) have been set aside as protected native species habitat. It is located 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of downtown San Diego in the San Pasqual Valley near Escondido, California, and is operated by the non-profit organization San Diego Zoo Global. Follow us for all the latest animal photos and videos from the Safari Park!

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