–Confident attentiveness with a hint of curiosity and a warning glare. That’s a fair description of the expression. Whatever you read there, it is complex and impressive, and the animal imposing.
Perhaps that’s why this one’s surprisingly popular. Or maybe people just want a closer look to discover “what in the world IS that?”
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What the camera saw:
I cropped it and turned it upside down. When you isolate particular shapes and textures from their context, imagination takes over, and magic happens.