We had gone down to San Diego a couple of weeks ago just for the weekend. Given the limited time, we decided to hit the Zoo and Wild Animal Park. This photo was taken at the later. When we were there, as you can see, it decided to rain. A lot. Luckily we were on the tour ride at the time. Then there was a brief break where we dashed over to the covered area by the lions. Surprisingly the lions didn't dash for cover when it started raining. When it really started to come down a few came over to the covered area to wait it out.
You know what? It's really hard to get a camera to auto focus in a downpour. Lesson learned. Nevertheless, I love this shot. I mean, cat + tongue + rain, what's not to love?
Other working titles include (but not limited to):
"Go away, or I shall taunt you a second time!"
"Looks ma! I catch wets on mai tongue! It no haz flavor."
Technical Details Aperture Value: f/5.6 Focal Length: 300mm Exposure Program: Aperture Priority ISO: 400 Shutter Speed Value: 1/200 sec Location: San Diego Wild Animal Park, California