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Leopard in Tall Grass, Namibia

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Out on our early morning drive in the Ongrava Reserve near Etosha National Park, Namibia, we spotted a shape by the side of the road under a tree. Our guide thought it was a lion but as we approached, the cat lifted its head and it was clearly a leopard! It crossed the road and disappeared into the tall grasses but as we drove by, we spotted it staring at us for a few seconds before turning on its heels and disappearing. I only had time to get two shots!


This photo and caption were submitted to the 2009 International Photo Contest. See photo galleries, play jigsaw puzzles, and download wallpaper.

Photograph by Sarah Street

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