Hi all…so I am pretty excited about sharing this one with you today because it is of one of the leopards I managed to find around here. They are pretty difficult to find and it takes a lot of time and dedication to sit out in the bush waiting to find them. I have a few spots that I check regularly but most of the time I am unsuccessful. This photograph is one of the beautiful leopards lying in the unbelievably green grass we have around here now. It looks more like any of the National Parks in SA around here than the Kalahari but hey, I’m not complaining. I really like this photograph because you rarely view the leopards around here resting somewhere. They are usually up-and-about and on the move which obviously makes photographing them more difficult. So I was blessed with a fantastic opportunity here to gather as many images as I could. I also love it because of the curling tail (I know you’ll like this Basie ;)) that is prominent in the picture. This is showing that the leopard is frustrated which I found out, after taking a closer look, was because of the flies that were bothering it. I love how this expression is also reflected in the frown on its face. Animals are incredibly expressive if you just take the time to look.
Take a look and let me know what you think…
Cheers til tomorrow guys.
That looks like a good mature Leopard.
What a pleasure seeing them in the wild, they are such beautiful creatures.
Thanks for sharing that photo.
Dit is nou behoorlik, jou stert op ‘n krul trek!
Maggies, maar hy’s mooi!! Stunning foto (weereens)!!