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Leopard doens't like what he sees!!

Unread post by ossendryver » Thu Jan 10, 2013 7:49 pm

Leopard doens't like what he sees in the mirror - 25 December 2012



This video is of a leopard looking at his reflection in a black car. He thinks it's another leopard so he starts to hiss at the mirror like car and scratch the car.
This is really rare and unique footage!

It was taken on the H1-2 N of skukuza in the Kruger National Park in South Africa

Video by Christelle Hurter

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Re: Leopard doens't like what he sees!!

Unread post by Foxy » Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:26 pm

That is amazing.

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Re: Leopard doens't like what he sees!!

Unread post by anne-marie » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:08 pm

very interesting... :thumbs_up:
it seems this leopard has something wrong at the tail :?
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Re: Leopard doens't like what he sees!!

Unread post by Elsa » Fri Jan 11, 2013 8:55 am

Wow, great video clip! :D
Does look like his tail had been broken.
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Leigh Eggers » Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:18 pm

These are some of my favourite leopard pics taken in July 2011 around the Nkuhlu picnic site area - http://wp.me/p29y4h-eg :D Love leopards!

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Graeme & Nicky » Sun May 05, 2013 10:15 am

As promised @ the Val & Duggie meet....

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Elsa » Thu May 16, 2013 2:33 pm

These are my latest 2 Leopards seen in Feb this year.

This one on the H11, Kruger Gate Road, near the S1 junction.

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and this young female seen as we were leaving on the H1-1 just past Delaporte Waterhole.
but was determined not to show us her face! :wink:

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Leopard loves vehicle

Unread post by africawildlife.nl » Tue May 21, 2013 10:31 pm

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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Re: Leopard loves vehicle

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Wed May 22, 2013 1:08 pm

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

Unread post by Goggo EJ » Wed May 22, 2013 2:50 pm

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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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Gunner » Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:00 am

Leopardess seen on the H1-1 south of Skukuza...
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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Anja Barnard » Wed Jun 19, 2013 11:55 am

Leopard on Nwaswitsontso loopie, 1 April 213

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Unread post by Anja Barnard » Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:02 pm

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by Anja Barnard » Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:55 pm

There is a male leopard that we've seen many times at the Mativuhlungu bridge. We call him Matewis. :tongue: It is the same male as in your picture. We know him by the spots under his left eye 8) These wer taken in March 2011. The last time we saw him was in December 2011. (Please excuse photo quality)

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Re: Leopard

Unread post by ekoppen » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:35 pm

Couple of Leopards dining

H1-3 7 km South of Satara
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H 1-6, 6km North of Letaba
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