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Re: "Beauty" Leopard north of Tshokwane

Unread post by Beauty2015 » Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:48 pm

Thanks Mandy for putting this on the forum!! I am now a member!

My incredible Leopard encounters sound even more amazing in the words of someone else.
Thanks again and hope to see you in the park again!!

Everyone else enjoy the youtube videos
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RoelfA » Wed Dec 16, 2015 2:58 pm

Stunning images Lion Queen, you got so close. :clap: :clap: :clap:

I was so lucky to get this Leopard with prey near Satara...... :D :D :D

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by hilda » Wed Dec 16, 2015 4:16 pm

Great sighting RoelfA! I wonder, did he took it up in the tree after he ate it halfway on the ground? Or was he just trying to get it higher up in the tree? :hmz:
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RoelfA » Wed Dec 16, 2015 4:57 pm

Sorry Hilda I missed one image.... :wall: The Buck was hanging in the tree when we got there,and about 15 min later the Leopard came back and took it and went down the tree into the bush to eat.... :popcorn:

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Crested Val » Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:07 pm

Wonderful photos!!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RoelfA » Wed Dec 16, 2015 7:33 pm

Thank you Crested Val for your comment...... :D :D

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by hilda » Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:10 am

What a great sighting RoelfA! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RoelfA » Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:34 am

Thanks Hida for the comment. :thumbs_up:

Taken near Lower Sabie,just after the floods of 2012. :D :D :D

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:05 am

What a sighting Roelf and you captured them perfectly.......any photographers dream moment :dance: :dance:

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by hilda » Sun Jan 17, 2016 11:29 am

Perfect shot RoelfA! Perfect timing! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RoelfA » Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:05 pm

Thanks Jan and Hilda for your comments. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RosemaryH » Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:57 pm

Oh WOW RoelfA - stunning Leopard picture. :clap:
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:50 pm

You nailed this one Roelf........super pose and image!! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by RoelfA » Wed Jan 20, 2016 9:34 am

Appreciate all the comments... :thumbs_up:

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Sparrow » Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:47 pm

Seeing by his superb condition that eye does not seem to bother him.

ImageDSC_5764 by Russelg, on Flickr

ImageDSC_5765 by Russelg, on Flickr

I told you I had just marked my spot. But you never mentioned what it smelt like.

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Hopefully he will still be there in March.
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