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Re: Leopards of Kruger

Unread postby bshepardson03 » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:24 pm

Those are some super Leopard photos.

The H10 has always been one of our favorite roads. One day we were able to photograph the big 5 and an African wild cat. Here is a photo of the leopard from that day in 2011. The photo was taken about 2K after starting on the H10 from Lower Sabie.

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Re: Leopards of Kruger

Unread postby mandym » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:33 pm

Oh my God bshepardson03, that photo is to die for! What a magnificent animal and what an incredible photograph.....thank you :o)

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Re: Leopards of Kruger

Unread postby Phokojwe » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:33 pm

Superb :cam: bshepardson03

Love those eyes!!
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Re: Leopards of Kruger

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:59 am

Leopard on leopard tortoise :D
At the H3 and S110 tar road junction near gate closing time!
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Re: Leopards of Kruger

Unread postby bshepardson03 » Fri Aug 16, 2013 2:14 pm

OK cheetah 2111 here is a photo of a Leopard with a little one (you need to look close) the babies eyes aren't open yet. The photo was taken off the H4-2

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Re: Leopard in the treetop

Unread postby Phokojwe » Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:05 pm

Fantastic ekoppen :clap: :clap:

Super sighting! Thanks for sharing :dance:
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Re: Leopards of Kruger

Unread postby bshepardson03 » Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:43 pm

Phokojwe,

It was that. In this photo the baby is feeding, after which mom put it into the rocks and went out to hunt. I assume.

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Re: Leopards of Kruger

Unread postby bshepardson03 » Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:48 pm

This photo was taken just south of Satara. The cat was in the grass and the elephants came all around it. She/he just sat quietly until they passed. Sorry about the quality of the photo but it is a unique perspective.

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Re: Leopards of Kruger

Unread postby Phokojwe » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:01 pm

:clap: Love the pic of the baby feeding!!

Sorry about the quality of the photo but it is a unique perspective

No need to apologise :) The :cam: captures the moment exactly as like it was.

Love the natural 'elephant frame' around the leopard :lol:
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Re: Leopard

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:29 pm

Taken +- 15km above Tshokwane

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Re: Leopard

Unread postby Elsa » Sat Dec 28, 2013 10:58 pm

What a beauty! :clap:
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Re: Leopard

Unread postby onewithnature » Sun Dec 29, 2013 12:46 am

Nice one, Jan van Wyk. :clap:

bshepardson, you have some superb captured moments with leopards; that mom with the tiny baby is a rare life moment unlikely to be repeated, and a great perspective of the leop through the moving ellies. :clap: :clap: Great stuff; perhaps that theory that foreigners always have the best luck is being reinforced with these contributions? :wink:
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Re: Leopard

Unread postby Siobain » Mon Dec 30, 2013 2:09 pm

Beautiful photo's everyone!!! :clap: :clap: :clap: They are the most beautiful creatures!

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Re: Leopard

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:53 pm

Wow some stunning images Siobain :clap: :clap:

He was aiming at the Impala nearby....thought we will see our first Leopard kill...but the Impalas got away...
Taken on the Paul Kruger gate road.

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Re: Leopard

Unread postby lion queen » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:00 pm

Wow some special sightings and wonderful photos!!
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