Photographer uses aftershave to tempt lions to his lens

A Wildlife photographer has muster up with a great way of getting up close and personal with the pack lions he wants to take pictures of – i.e. by luring the deadly species with his Old Spice aftershave. David Yarrow has been photographing these African cats for a long time. He utilized smell to attract the wild species to his remote cameras to take their snaps.
Speaking about how he took those snaps, the self taught photographer told that the placing of remotes at sunrise is a low-percentage and dangerous pursuit near lions. Well, he had some unsuccessful mornings. He covered the camera casing in Old Spice stick aftershave, as his guide knew that lions were attracted by that smell because earlier have worn this smell for years. It worked great. The lioness came ahead towards the camera against a clear backdrop.
The black and white snaps, which also have another picture of a lion resting just after killing and eating its prey, would be released when Yarrow delivers the very first Tusk Conservation Lecture at Christie’s on 30th April in London.
David told that this lion had just killed and eaten and his demeanor is both sated and content. However he is alert – his right eye is very telling and grabs our focus in the picture. Having a look at this snap could hardly make you think that the king of Africa is under threat. The scenario has altered highly in the past fifteen years; the population of lions in Kenya has dropped from 15000 to 2000 with hundred lions missing each year.

A Wildlife photographer has muster up with a great way of getting up close and personal with the pack lions he wants to take pictures of – i.e. by luring the deadly species with his Old Spice aftershave. David Yarrow has been photographing these African cats for a long time. He utilized smell to attract the wild species to his remote cameras to take their snaps.

Speaking about how he took those snaps, the self taught photographer told that the placing of remotes at sunrise is a low-percentage and dangerous pursuit near lions. Well, he had some unsuccessful mornings. He covered the camera casing in Old Spice stick aftershave, as his guide knew that lions were attracted by that smell because earlier have worn this smell for years. It worked great. The lioness came ahead towards the camera against a clear backdrop.

The black and white snaps, which also have another picture of a lion resting just after killing and eating its prey, would be released when Yarrow delivers the very first Tusk Conservation Lecture at Christie’s on 30th April in London.

David told that this lion had just killed and eaten and his demeanor is both sated and content. However he is alert – his right eye is very telling and grabs our focus in the picture. Having a look at this snap could hardly make you think that the king of Africa is under threat. The scenario has altered highly in the past fifteen years; the population of lions in Kenya has dropped from 15000 to 2000 with hundred lions missing each year.

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