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These Lazy Lions at the National Zoo Are All of Us Right Now

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In the kingdom of the National Zoo, lions rule. Usually ferocious, the biggest, baddest cats get tired too–and we found the best Instas capturing these lazy lions.

A monochrome lounge party.

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Can’t keep her eyes open.

Nap time please

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Sweet dreams, Nala.

Just two friends hanging out. Probably looking at a bird flying around.

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Food? Eh.

#washingtondc #dc #smithsoniannationalzoo #smithsonianzoo #merica #lion

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Too tired to brawl.

The King at the Smithsonian National Zoo . #smithsoniannationalzoo #zoo #lion #smithsonian #nature #wildlife #photography #naturephotos

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A Freudian lion, open for business.

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Former editorial fellow Kayla Randall is City Lights editor at Washington City Paper.