Recently we shared some pictures of a Leopardess that we’ve been seeing not too far from Selinda camp. The last time we saw her she was with her cub and just yesterday our guests were treated to a sighting of her daughter. Here she is…
She was laying in the shade of some Fever-Berry trees at the base of a large Leadwood tree. She was hungry, very alert, and seeking out any meal she could get her paws on. Her mother was not around and at a little under a year old this cub is starting to learn to fend for herself. She had attempted a hunt on 2 warthogs earlier, and failed. Later she managed to get her paws onto 3 Tree Squirrels which made a good snack. Later she came across the carcass of a Kudu calf and was extremely happy with herself, she got a little meal all on her own!
We’ve been having some really spectacular leopard sightings of late here around Selinda Camp!
Picture by John Hilton.
Tags: 60 Minutes, Botswana, Botswana Luxury Safari, Dereck and Beverly Joubert, Fever Berry Tree, Great Plains Conservation, leadwood, leopard, leopardess, northern, panthera, pardus, Selinda Camp, Selinda Reserve, spillway, The Last Lions
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