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Leopard - Masai Mara (Kenya)
Lens: Pentax 60-250mm/f4 Camera: K-5 Photo Location: Masai Mara ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/250s Aperture: F5.6 
Posted By: pcarfan, 10-26-2017, 09:54 AM


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10-26-2017, 10:00 AM   #2
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Ooh, nice shot! I don't think I've ever seen one by the water, and in daylight at that.
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nice shot

in 2016 in Tanzania, I saw one running across the road in front of me at the Lake Manyara National Park too fast for a try and then we saw some in the Serengeti in trees but very shaded

I'm very jealous

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10-26-2017, 12:57 PM   #4
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Wow what a fantastic shot! Thanks for sharing!

10-26-2017, 01:06 PM   #5
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Beautiful shot! Leopards are such gorgeous yet extremely deadly animals. I've read that there's nothing professional guides hate worse than having to go into the bush after a wounded leopard. There's a video on You Tube showing a man being attacked by one. It's frightening at how fast that big cat came out of nowhere! Their fur is absolutely perfect camouflage.
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Amazing shot! Nice work.
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Great shot, what a great opportunity to see one in the wild.
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Aaaaw ! Kitty cat !

Great shot

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Stellar shot! You got the eyes.
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Thank you all for the comments

We were very lucky indeed...it got much closer than that


Another from the water hole.
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Wonderful series of leopard. Such a stunning cat and those eyes are awesome.
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Love the 60-250mm rendering...nice images.
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I know they are cats - I just don't think of them acting like cats.
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