Leopard and Elephant

by Bob Shepardson
(DeBary, Fl. U.S.A.)

Leopard first notices something...

Leopard first notices something...

Leopard first notices something...
What's that - a moving tree trunk?
Not sure I should be here
Time to get out of here!

Ever seen an elephant and a leopard in the same frame?


Sherry and I were driving down the H1-3 just south of Mazithi when she spotted a leopard moving a ways out. We drove down to her sighting and glassed to find the leopard. It was sitting at the base of a group of small trees about 200 - 300 meters out. We watched it for some time other people coming and going when they saw the distance. Eventually we saw the leopard looking to his right so when we looked in that direction we noticed a group of elephants. They passed in front of and behind our leopard providing these unique shots. I appologize for the quality but all of the excuses of distance, light brush all hold.

In any case this is a unique prespective.

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Lovely story!
by: Andrew

Yes, too many people just take one photo instead of the sequence that tells a story - very nice pictures and story!

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Sticking around
by: Jenny

It just shows you by sticking around a subject the kind of pictures you can get of animals interacting. While many people just drive off, serious photographers get to see the bigger picture, like the one you got. Yes the lighting may not have been in your favour but you got a story to tell with pictures to go with it. Well done

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