November 13, 2009
Leopard in Tall Grass, Namibia
Photograph by Sarah Street
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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 Photography Contest. See photo galleries, play jigsaw puzzles, and download wallpaper.