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Leopard
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Copyright: Lior Almagor (LiorAlmagor) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 90] (1266)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-10-26
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D200, NIKKOR AF-S VR 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6G IF-ED
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-07-29 5:09
Viewed: 3220
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Leopard (Scientific name: Panthera pardus) is a member of the Felidae family and the smallest of the four "big cats" in the genus Panthera, the other three being the tiger, lion, and jaguar. The leopard was once distributed across eastern and southern Asia and Africa, from Siberia to South Africa, but its range of distribution has decreased radically because of hunting and loss of habitat. It is now chiefly found in sub-Saharan Africa.
The picture was taken in Chobe game reserve.
The animal was on a tree (as usual for Leopards), sow us relatively close to him and prepare to jump from the tree and run away. The picture is step one. Further steps, still to come....

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Bonjour Lior,
Heureuse rencontre (que je n'ai hélas pas faite lors de mon passage à Chobe !!!) bien restituée dans une bonne composition et sous une excellente profondeur de champ permettant d'apprécier la finesse des détails. Magnifique regard du sujet figé à l'instant décisif.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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