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Leopard

1/20/12

Chewy, maybe he was named Chewie. I never did find out. Our guide had seen this particular leopard often enough to have given him a name. The day before we had seen Chewy eating a fresh killed wildebeest. The carcass was stripped bare the next morning. Late in the afternoon we found Chewy once more in the shade of a rock. I felt so fortunate. I don’t think it’s too easy to see the big cats. We never did see another leopard during our trip.

2 responses

  1. He looks adorable. Chew it is! 🙂

    January 20, 2012 at 3:22 pm

  2. I really am enjoying this safari series. It must be such a thrill and honor to see these animals in their habitat. Wonderful images and such great closeups.

    January 20, 2012 at 9:56 pm

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