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Leopard_Coming_Down This Leopard is sitting above my head on a tree while I am on Jeep at Kabini Reserve Forest In India. Thereafter, came down from the tree who was just about 20 feet from my Lens. Leopard,Panthera pardus Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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This Leopard is sitting above my head on a tree while I am on Jeep at Kabini Reserve Forest In India. Thereafter, came down from the tree who was just about 20 feet from my Lens.

    comments (3)

  1. Kabini strikes again! Kudos! :) Posted 4 years ago
  2. Wow.. you were so close that I feel like I could almost reach out and feel how soft he is. I want to scratch behind his ears... kind of.... but I like my hand too much. Posted 4 years ago, modified 4 years ago
  3. Stunning - very nice capture indeed! Posted 4 years ago

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The leopard is one of the five "big cats" in the genus ''Panthera''. It is a member of the Felidae family with a wide range in regions of sub-Saharan Africa, West Asia, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia to Siberia. Fossil records found in Italy suggest that in the Pleistocene it ranged as far as Europe.

Compared to other members of Felidae, the leopard has relatively short legs and a long body with a large skull. It is similar in appearance to the jaguar, but is smaller and more.. more

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Apr 19, 2015. Captured Feb 8, 2015 07:36.
  • NIKON D700
  • f/2.8
  • 1/500s
  • ISO1600
  • 400mm