One of the Five!

Well, I had planned not to publish a “Big Five” picture for ten posts. But tonight’s Leopard sighting changed my mind.

On the way back to the lodge we had a very special night encounter. This Leopard female was a few meters (yards) of the road in the thick bush. When I moved the game viewer a bit closer she had a good look at us before she disappeared  into the bush. Bheki’s excellent spotlight work made this picture possible.

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I really like her alert expression in the picture!

6 Replies to “One of the Five!”

  1. Awesome times 10+, way to go. This is another that needs to be in a special place, Tell Bheki he’s doing a wonderful job helping you get some awesome night shots. The lighting is perfect.She’s a beauty. Have a Great One!!

  2. It would have been hard not to want to share that photo right away and we are sure glad you did. Things are a bit hectic here at the moment so just in case I don’t have time to respond befor the holidays, you have a wonderful Christmas and a fantastic New Year, Christiam. And I sure hope you win that Blog of the Year contest someone entered you in. I sure think it is the best I have ever seen. Take good care…b e healthy and happy. Sue and Les Milligan/Cookeville Camera Club

  3. I can’t help it!! I just love those eyes and with your tune she really comes to life. I can so since her as she’s walking through the bush. Again how Awesome!!

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