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Lion Poster featuring the photograph A Tribute To Elson 3 by Ernie Echols







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10.00" x 12.00"





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A Tribute To Elson 3 Poster


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A Tribute To Elson 3 poster by Ernie Echols.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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This is great, Ernie ! Congrats on your well deserved sale ! ______ Ana

Thanks Much Appreciated :)

Great artwork! Congrats on your sale Ernie!

Excellent portrait of him, and fitting memory of a beautiful animal, congrats on your sale, Ernie.

Lovely shot, Ernie! Congrats on the sale! -W

Wonderful work! Congrats on your sale!!

Congrats on your sale!!

Stunning Ernie ... congrats!

Wow What a vacation this is sale #11 since the 26th of Nov. :)

Thank you Will and Debra :)

Stunning Capture!! Wonderful lion!! Congratulations on your sale!! :^)

CONGRATULATIONS, Ernie, on your sale!!

Thank you buyer from Kapaau, HI :)

Thanks Randy :)

A gorgeous capture, Ernie! I just love your works, especially the animals, as they are so close up and personal. Great job on this beauty and congrats on your sale!

Thanks Diane surely there must be a special place.

Thanks Much Lois, I am too and will go up there this week.

A gorgeous creature, there must be a heaven for lions! Dee

oh, Ernie ... beautiful image ... beautiful tribute to a magnificent fellow creature. I'm truly saddened by his loss ... but he was in good hands, that's for sure. In good hands, as well, with his amazing and so beautiful portrait. I love your tender and gentle and subtle artist's touch. As magnificent as Elson was ... so is his image.

What a fantastic image, Ernie!!

Thanks Mike :)

Nice crop

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Artist's Description

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo experienced an irreplaceable loss Friday, May 27, 2011, when Elson, the zoo's 16-year-old male African lion, passed away. Elson was receiving end of life care, and at the time of his death, was under anesthesia for treatment of a dental infection. It was during the procedure that Elson's heart stopped. Typical life expectancy of African lions in captivity is 14 to 20 years. Elson's legacy is two-fold. He contributed critical founder genetics to the North American Lion Species Survival Plan (SSP) through his 13 cubs and at least seven grandcubs. These descendents live at Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) facilities all across the U.S., including Abilene, Bronx, Pueblo, San Francisco, Minot, Tulsa, Akron, Baltimore, Birmingham, and here in Colorado Springs.

About Ernie Echols

Ernie Echols

ALL IMAGES ARE COPYRIGHT OF THE ARTIST Ernie Echols a fine artist who resides in the great state of Colorado. He is drawn in by the inspiration of the beautiful nature and scenery surrounding him. Ernie has found deep and devoted ways to express his talents through his inspirations. His talents are well defined in his wildlife and nature photography. He spends most of his free time searching for that special shot and his ability to get up close to wildlife enables him to capture unique photos. He always manages to capture the expressions and moods in the faces of wildlife. Broadening his horizons he has developed a unique style of digital painting. He renders digital paintings that create strokes of beauty and textures sure to...

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