By outsourcing the work to this intrepid little fella. The BeetleCam is an armored, remote-controlled buggy with an a DSLR camera inside.
And armor is necessary because lions aren’t so friendly with strange robots wandering up to them.
U.K. wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas, who built BeetleCam, has released his stunning close-ups on his website. Watch the full introductory video below, which features some naughty lion cubs.
Images via Will &Matt Burrard Lucas