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Wildlife photographer David Farrow was just inches away from a lionness when he captured this rare image for his new book. (PA)

Close-ups with predators: Wildlife photographer captures stunning portraits of deadly animals

Wildlife photographer David Yarrow came face to face with a lioness, an adult brown bear and stampeding elephants for his amazing collection.
The self-taught 47-year-old said his confrontation with a brown bear was his "one moment of real fear" during his travels to some of the most remote spots on Earth, taking pictures for his new book, Encounter.