They Put a Camera on a Toy Car and Drove It Into a Pride of Lions

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“Car L” meets the lions. The remote controlled 4×4 camera buggy gets up close and personal as it is stalked by this curious pride of lions in Botswana.

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But as the car inches nearer the napping pride, each big cat quickly perks up and strides over to it. The result is a succession of gorgeous close-ups: stoic faces, piercing yellow eyes, terrifying canine teeth, and prodding paws.

The “Car L” project was hatched by Chris McLennan and engineered by Carl Hansen to capture unique images of lions.

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With a Nikon D800E, fired remotely by Chris McLennan using a trigger system built into the remote control unit.

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