“Molon Labe”


A lone wildebeest faces a herd of  giraffes as they traverse the plains of Naboisho. (June 2013)

Molon labe”  lit. “come and take”, is a classical expression of defiance reportedly spoken by King Leonidas I in response to the Persian army’s demand that the Spartans surrender their weapons at the Battle of Thermopylae.

( shot taken with the new nikon 80-400 mm lens mounted on a Nikon D800E )

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