This is a dominant leopard(Panthera pardus) in a tree up close in the Okavango Delta

Canon 7d and canon 500mm lens f/7.1 1/800s iso 1600

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big cat, predator, leopard, male, okavago delta, wold, botswana, africa

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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  • Beth  Wode
    Beth Wode10 months ago

    Fabulous work Tony, I love his nose :)

  • Thanks,Beth his nose tells us he has been around :)

    – jozi1

  • Polly Peacock
    Polly Peacock10 months ago

    What a beautiful shot – it’s so amazing to see them up close!! :)))

  • Thanks,Polly yes indeed great to get so close:)

    – jozi1

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Trupp10 months ago

    Very nice work

  • Thanks,Larry :)

    – jozi1

  • RobynLee
    RobynLee10 months ago

    What a Noble-Looking Leopard;Great Pic!

  • Thanks very much,Robyn :)

    – jozi1

  • Michael  Moss
    Michael Moss10 months ago

  • icesrun
    icesrun10 months ago

    Oh it is just an absolutely beautiful Leopard. Colors are wonderful the slight green background makes it pop!

  • Thanks so much,Ciana :)

    – jozi1

  • Marilyn Grimble
    Marilyn Grimble10 months ago

    Magnificent beast – such elegance and sophistication in the poise.
    Like there’s a smell beneath her nose!!
    Humans close-by? :-))

  • Many thanks,Marilyn,he was fairly high up in the tree :)

    – jozi1

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...10 months ago

    29 November 2013 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • My pleasure,Kon:)

    – jozi1

  • pcfyi
    pcfyi10 months ago

    great Job

  • Many thanks,pcfyi for the feature:)

    – jozi1

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharp10 months ago

  • Many thanks,Marie for the feature :)

    – jozi1

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