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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Luxuriating Leopard

Watching this leopard groom itself on the top of a kopje was a privilege. Everything about his movements gave the impression that he was luxuriating on his rocky perch. The body language was relaxed and his process was meticulous.

TAGS: Grooming, Leopard, Tanzania

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Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
Member since 2014
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Copyright:
© Vicki Santello.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Total Views: 30
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2018, 6 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Focal Length: 476mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO800
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