This the Vomba female leopard(Panthera pardus) of Londolozi.This was taken a few months before she passed away from old age.Here she was waiting for her then 5 month old cub .I posted a photo of that male cub resntly from my last trip in August who at 1 yeer is doing surprisingly well on its own.The Vomba female was a magnificent leopard and comes from great leopard lineage and she raised many litters successfully
Londolozi ,South Africa.

Canon 7d and canon 500mm lens f/11.0 1/200s iso 800

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I am an amateur photographer and mostly photograph wildlife and have a special love for WILD big cats and birds.I am self taught and have never attended a course in photography.I exclusively photograph animals in the WILD which is always challenging! I use only canon equipment and now have 7d , t3i,and power shot 40 sx hs camera`s and use canon 28-135 mm,70-200mm f 2.8 ,100-400mm f 5.6,and 500mm f/4 lenses.

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  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...12 months ago


    7 November 2013 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • My pleasure,Kon :)

    – jozi1

  • AuntDot
    AuntDot12 months ago

    She’s beautiful. You’d never think she was old. Great shot, and how nice for you to have this to remember her by.

  • Thanks much,because of frequent visits have been able to see same animals over the yearws which is always good but then with the circle of life you get attached to some and it iis sad when they pass on:)

    – jozi1

  • jainiemac
    jainiemac12 months ago

    she was a beauty

  • Many thanks ,jainiemac for the feature:)

    – jozi1

  • TeresaB
    TeresaB12 months ago

    November 8, 2013

    Beautiful work!

  • Many thanks,Teresa :)

    – jozi1

  • Keith Hawley
    Keith Hawley12 months ago

    What a beautiful animal… Great shot..

  • Thanks,Keith :)

    – jozi1

  • TeresaB
    TeresaB12 months ago

    November 9, 2013

    Outstanding work!

  • Many thanks,Teresa a special leopard featured in a special group:)

    – jozi1

  • Michael  Moss
    Michael Moss12 months ago

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillman12 months ago

  • Many thanks,Joe for the feature :)

    – jozi1

  • labaker
    labaker12 months ago

    amazing…….

  • Thanks so much,Larry :)

    – jozi1

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...12 months ago


    This great work has just been selected and featured in the Top Shelf Wildlife group!
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  • Thanks,Kon:)

    – jozi1

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