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Leopard (hiding in plain sight)

Panthera pardus pardus

Description:

Can you find him? Each successive picture give a closer and better view, very much how this cat was revealed to us. The leopard is the most sought after of the 'BIG-5' among safari goers and for good reason, as they are extremely difficult to find, and many people visit Africa multiple times without making a sighting of this elusive big cat.

Habitat:

Chobe. It was by the network of guides, who contact each other via radio that found this lovely cat

Notes:

This is one of two spottings for the same cat, as I got 50 photos and couldn't pare down to 6

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6 Comments

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 6 years ago

Ashley, you have so many I'm jealous of: Hartebeast, sunbirds, all the frog and snakes :)

TylerGraden
TylerGraden 6 years ago

Great pictures - he looks nice and comfy up there.

AshleyT
AshleyT 6 years ago

Super jealous of this!

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 6 years ago

I dont think people generally realize how they can hide in plain sight. I know I didn't... not sure if I"d have spotted this on my own.

Tiz
Tiz 6 years ago

That slacky pose is just fantastic :) What a great moment it must have been!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 6 years ago

I love how they just "hang" there!! Wonderful spotting!! ;-)

KarenSaxton
Spotted by
KarenSaxton

North-West District, Botswana

Lat: -17.80, Long: 25.16

Spotted on Dec 30, 2013
Submitted on Jan 15, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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