Leopard - Botswana

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© Robert Sand
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UploadedNovember 9, 2012
TakenMarch 26, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D90
Exposure1/200 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length125 mm
ISO2500
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Most of the anthill, amazingly, is underground. Over the years, the mound will dissolve, leaving a clay pan that will hold water in the wet season. Meanwhile, the mounds are convenient lookout posts for leopards.

7 responses

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (9 Nov 2012):

    Super, Robert, super!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (9 Nov 2012):

    This leopard is truly an awesome fellow and an awesome anthill as well

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz   gave props (9 Nov 2012):

    Marvelous!

  • Tina Wichmann

    Tina Wichmann said (10 Nov 2012):

    Wow, you are one lucky photographer. Those cats are hard to find.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (10 Nov 2012):

    A magnificent cat and the anthill makes such a unique background. I love this photo!

  • Drora Baharal

    Drora Baharal said (11 Nov 2012):

    great capture.
    What a noble animal!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (21 Nov 2012):

    Wow, an awesome capture of this magnificent animal!!!

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