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Yambilu Jordaan male, Djuma Private Reserve, Sabi Sands, South Africa

You also need not worry, he does not have a bad eye, he really does seem to be winking ! This leopard is kind of unique for a leopard on Sabi Sands. Many are habituated to be around vehicles and most of the lodges allow only a maximum of 2-3 vehicles to be around a leopard at one time. However this guy has his own rules about vehicle. He will only allow one vehicle near him at a time and he is very relaxed. Shortly After I took this shot another vehicle stopped nearby. The leopard calmly stood up and walked into thick bush.

panthera pardus

Canon EOS 7D ,Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS USM
1/100s f/5.6 at 560.0mm iso1000 with 1.4 extender

Very tough shot, low light situation.

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I am an amateur photographer with a love of travel. I mostly enjoy landscape and wildlife photography. I live in California which provides a great deal of opportunities for great photography.

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