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One eyed lepard
Lens: Pentax 55-300 Camera: K-5 Photo Location: Okavango Delta, Botswana 
Posted By: Nick Nero, 10-22-2012, 03:06 PM

Theory was the eye had been lost getting upclose and personal with a spitting cobra.
Picture taken from about 4 meters while on game drive in open jeep. Was still hard to get good angles. You canīt leave the jeep and you canīt tell a lepard to change spot..........

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10-22-2012, 03:21 PM   #2
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You did a super job with the limitations you had... I love the lighting. Such a beautiful animal. I recently posted a photo of a one eyed horse. It is so strange photographing an animal with one eye as the eyes are so much the focal point. Thanks for sharing a special part of your journey.
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You did a super job with the limitations you had... I love the lighting. Such a beautiful animal. I recently posted a photo of a one eyed horse. It is so strange photographing an animal with one eye as the eyes are so much the focal point. Thanks for sharing a special part of your journey.
Thank you!
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Oh man, great shot and very interesting subject!

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Four metres is about as close as I would want to get.
Nice photo, shame about his eye.
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Wonderful capture, hope it is still able to hunt effectively.
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That is a beautiful cat. Looks healthy enough too. Thanks for sharing and I loved the comment about not "getting the leopard to change his spot."
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Four metres is about as close as I would want to get.
Nice photo, shame about his eye.
Thanks.
Got within 3 m from a pride of 3 lions that allowed us to sit with them for 30-40 minutes. Think I filled a 16gb card just there and then.

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That is a beautiful cat. Looks healthy enough too. Thanks for sharing and I loved the comment about not "getting the leopard to change his spot."
Yeah, excuse the pun but I just couldnīt help myself there
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Wonderful capture, hope it is still able to hunt effectively.
Thanks!
It looked healthy and at full vigor so really didnīt seem to bother it at all.
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