Leopard before the Porcupine

by Robert Shepardson
(DeBary, Florida, U.S.A.)

As we first saw her

As we first saw her

Close up of an Etosha Leopard. In my previous post, I introduced a young leopard that chased a Porcupine. In that post I mentioned that she was close to the road at Goas for a short time before leaving to find a meal. It was to be a porcupine until she decided that was not on the menu. A little too sharp for her taste.

Here are a few photos of this fine young female, before attempting to have porcupine for breakfast.

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Jan 05, 2015
by: Anonymous

This actually reminded me of the leopard attack (2003) in Kruger Park. Nice photographs by the way! I’m sure this must be a paradise as far as the wildlife photographers are concerned. I would love to check out this place.

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Jan 03, 2012
Lovely Cat
by: Jenny

What a lovely animal she looks young and in very good shape. Thanks for sharing your experiance with us as it is always nice to see what other people get to photograph in Etosha. Great pics, it makes me want to go back soon, but I will have to wait a few more months before that happens.

Jan 02, 2012
Nice leopard photos!
by: Alex

What a difference photographing leopards in Etosha as compared to the Kruger - not one leaf in sight!

Dec 29, 2011
These are Wow shots!
by: Janine

This leopard must have been close to the vehicle - what a great experience!

Dec 29, 2011
Superb pictures!
by: Mario

Seeing and photographing a leopard in the wild is a great achievement so well done on getting some superb images!

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