Leopard

We went to Tanzania with the specific intent to meet young animals and leopards. These big cats are not always easy to meet, and they can be too far to shoot a good picture, but there were a few nice meetings like this one: Leopard (Panthera Pardus, léopard). Tanzania, Seronera, Serengeti National Park, March 2013.

Nepal with Amawanda – Nepalese dragonfly

Back from a few days of photo trip to Nepal, I feel it is time to share with you some of this astonishing experience organized by Amawanda and guided by Alain Pons. I am more or less a wildlife photographer attracted to the African wide-open spaces. But I had been attracted mostly by the presence… Read More

Jaws, on firm ground

Feline teeth are their most prominent exterior feature. Since the prehistoric Smilodon (the smiling feline) and its gigantic canines, big cats use their impressive dental characteristics to hunt. On the Laelaps web site, you will find a detaileld article on feline teeth, from yesterday to nowadays: What big teeth you have. Please, also notice the… Read More

Cheetahs, pumas and jaguars of Europe

Found on Tretrapod Zoology, a series of articles about prehistoric felines among which one can find big cats like lions, pumas, jaguars, cougars, cheetahs or leopards on continents where they totally disappeared later. Europe, where the sabre-tooths, lions and leopards are Pumas of South Africa, cheetahs of France, jaguars of England