Masai Mara – Leopard

The most difficult part of this safari, the leopard was tough to find, nearly impossible to photograph (several days without a single observation before driving more than ten kilometers to find one single animal, but a nice animal indeed!)

Leopard

Leopard


First, waiting for us in a tree (it took its victim, a zebra, in the shade).

Leopard, hidden in a tree

Leopard, hidden in a tree
Zebra, killed and stored in a tree by the leopard

Zebra, killed by the leopard and stored in a tree by the leopard

Later, the leopard accepted to move in the sun and offer a chance to take a few snapshots.

Leopard, walking

Leopard, walking
Leopard, drinking

Leopard, drinking
Hyena and leopard

Hyena and leopard

Then, he decided to stop under a tree for more shade and tranquility.

Leopard, in the shade

Leopard, in the shade
Leopard, at the bottom of the tree

Leopard, portrait at the bottom of the tree