Young lion cub (about a year old) at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Best viewed in the largest sizes. Photographed through an extremely scratched and dirty glass. When we arrived at the lion exhibit, a whole group of lions were sleeping, While we watched, various ones woke up, licked others, looked at us and did a variety of other things. In spite of the dirty and scratched glass, it was one of the most interesting visits we'd had to the lions.
Thanks for all your comments and feedback on my shot of the escalator at the mall. There was no absolute consensus about which pic was the better one. More of you liked the color version, but quite a few liked the other two versions best. I've found that I develop biases for certain pics as I work on them but they aren't always the ones you all like the most. It is always interesting to have a direct comparison like this one was. We didn't get to go to the rodeo today because it was sold out, but we have tickets for Tuesday's matinee and we paid more and got seats on the first row right on the floor of the rodeo, so I'm hoping to have a good view for photos. Hope you have some fun today!