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Unread postPosted: Tue May 21, 2013 10:31 pm 
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On the first of May 2013 we were on the H1-3 driving from Tshokwane to Satara. It must have been around 8.30 am when we found a remarkable leopard. The leopard was very interested in a Fiat Punto. Ehm.. Strange? Well, watch the movie and find out yourself.

What do you guys think? What caused the behaviour of the leopard? Was it just seeing its own reflection?



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 Post subject: Re: Leopard loves vehicle
Unread postPosted: Tue May 21, 2013 11:43 pm 
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Very unusual and a magic sighting.
Maybe the occupants were eating raw meat :D :hmz: :wink: :sup:

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 Post subject: Re: Leopard loves vehicle
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Extraordinary!! Do you know the people in that car africawildlife.nl, or were they just driving in front of you by chance? :dance: :dance:

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Besonders, this is truly amazing. It looks like a young leopard, maybe the Punto owner has cats that travel in the car from time to time....

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What an amazing sighting..........wonder what the car's occupants thought of this?

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Amazing and scary experience for the occupants of the Punto :big_eyes:

Thank you for sharing AW! :dance:

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very cool! would've loved to be in that car! what an experience!

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Leopards are inquisitive animals, especially young ones. Maybe the sun glinted on the mirror and it was investigating?

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Leopards will also roll in animal dung.....maybe the car had been driven through some dung on the road which had sprayed up from the wheels on the side door and rear of car and this was interesting to the leopard.

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Very interesting video....... :thumbs_up:

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hilda wrote:
Extraordinary!! Do you know the people in that car africawildlife.nl, or were they just driving in front of you by chance? :dance: :dance:


They were driving in front of us. The leopard was so relaxed. We've spent about 30 minutes with the cat. Awesome sighting.

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What a once in a life time sighting, wow, really great.


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 Post subject: Re: Leopard loves vehicle
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How lovely to have experienced such an interesting incident! Wish I was in the car!


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Fantastic video, thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:

It really is an inquisitve youngster. There is something still quite kittenish about it.

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Amazing What a beautiful animal a Leopard really is! I think i would've been a little :big_eyes: scared when it started on the door handle!!!!


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