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Re: Leopard

Unread post by onewithnature » Mon Jan 12, 2015 8:05 pm

Jan van Wyk - always magnificent pictures; you have an eye for the right moment.
RoelfA, an equally stunning photo. Caught in the perfect moment.
Bondm, that is indeed unusual - three leopards is a phenomenal sighting in anybody's book.
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by hilda » Tue Jan 13, 2015 11:33 am

Indeed a very special sighting bondm! I have never even seen a picture of three leopards together, never mind in real life! Absolutely stunning! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RoelfA » Sun Jan 18, 2015 6:32 am

Thanks to all for the comments. :D :D
BondM......wish the photo of the three leopards was mine.Stunning photo :clap: :clap:

Taken near Onder Sabie just after a rain storm. :D :D :D

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RosemaryH » Sun Jan 18, 2015 6:49 am

Beautiful RoelfA :D
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by hilda » Mon Jan 19, 2015 4:26 pm

I cannot help to wonder, what did he/she see to lick his/her lips like that? Stunning picture RoelfA! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Tessa G » Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:31 pm

We had the most wonderful sighting of a plus/minus 1yr old leopard on the Mphongolo Loop near Shingwedzi on New Years Day of this year. We were able to spend about 2 hours with him and it goes down as a highlight, not only this last trip, but in the 20 yrs I have been going to Kruger.

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:46 pm

Wow Tessa what a sighting.......only two hours.. :hmz: ...if it was me about 5 hours and many full memory cards... :thumbs_up:

Thank you for sharing !!

Driving back from LP one afternoon just when I turn left on the tar roar this Male Leopard was on patrol....

What a beautiful Male... :dance: :dance:

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Tessa G » Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:52 pm

What a beautiful specimen he is Jan. I wonder if that could be the same leopard that Kaapsedraai saw around LP.

Unfortunately the leopard only gave us 2 hrs :? . He became very agitated when a car arrived, who did not switch their engine off and was running their air con as well. He eventually jumped down and disappeared into the undergrowth. We tried to look for him for a long while after but he had gone. Unfortunate, but it goes like that sometimes.
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RoelfA » Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:03 pm

Jan...What a beautiful male,and he knows it. :clap: :clap: :clap:

Taken near the gate of Berg en Dal.I only got this one shot and he was gone. :D :D

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by hilda » Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:34 am

Stunning Leopard RoelfA! It is amazing how fast they can disappear! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:34 am

Few more shots of the Skukuza Male...

What a superb looking Male..and sighting :dance: :dance:

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by DotDan » Wed Mar 11, 2015 12:02 pm

Got a bit too close to this young boy so I had to settle for a portrait photo

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RoelfA » Fri Mar 13, 2015 7:45 pm

DotDan and Jan...Stunning images. :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Taken at the bridge going over the river at Lower Sabie. :D :D :D

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by hilda » Sat Mar 14, 2015 10:18 am

Brilliant picture RoelfA! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RoelfA » Sat Mar 14, 2015 4:07 pm

Thanks Hilda and Friedrich for yor comments.....Its one of my closest shots of a Leopard. :D :D :D :D

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