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Nanga 4:3 Female

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James Tyrrell

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James had hardly touched a camera when he came to Londolozi, but his writing skills were well developed, and he was quickly snapped up by the Londolozi blog team as a result. An environment rich in photographers helped him develop the photographic skills ...

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on The Leopard and the Full Moon

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Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Wow! Amazing sighting. You are right James, this happens once in a life time. To photograph a leopard with the full moon; stunning!

Gillian Lacey
Explorer

Hope the Nanga female recovers from her foot injury quickly and a good meal will no doubt help that recovery

Darlene Knott
Senior Digital Ranger

Loved the photos, especially that first one! What a beautiful animal, what a sighting! Thanks for sharing,
James!

Wendy Macnicol
Explorer

Somehow leopards at twilight or night with moons seem to go together and immediately there is a magic aura of great beauty and mystery. The darkness of the night in the Bush creates an atmosphere of its own and then added to a leopard and a moon – well – it’s spectacular. These pics are really super, James. More for my screensaver collection! Wendy M

Mary Beth Wheeler
Digital Tracker

So glad to know that Nanga is safe, with only a seemingly minor foot/leg injury. The photos are stunning, of course!

Callum Evans
Guest contributor

Those are all unbelievable photographs!! Pretty sure they could be unique!!

Rich Laburn
Head of Digital

Awesome sighting. Stunning sky!

Joanne Wadsworth
Senior Digital Ranger

So many wonderful things occur at Londolozi, but this truly is rare and exceptional. So glad you were there, James!! The images are stunning and with a full moon no less. Glad that the foot injury didn’t impede a successful hunt and that no one stole her meal! Now….pack up all that additional equipment.

Sue Dickinson
Explorer

Spectacular!

Denise Vouri
Digital Tracker

And simply being there in the moment can be enough without any equipment. That being said, your photos are a wonderful reminder of how great the cosmic and natural worlds work to compliment one another. The leopard may not have been wise in choosing such an open tree to stash her kill but she did offer you some challenging photo ops once the moon appeared. Bravo!

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