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on Leopard cub and the Infanticidal Squirrel

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David Dampier
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Unbelievable sequence and story Ad!

Syl
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Quite the story & photo captures Adam:)

Rowena Lafferty
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I hope his experience gave the infanticidal squirrel a distaste for the area and the rest of the babies were safe. What a story.

Anne Wiles
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She is quite beautiful and agile with her first kill. Well taken!

Gavin Rosenbaum
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Incredible sighting, wonderfully captured and told…

Lisa Otten
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Oh my goodness….what a story Ad!! Truly incredible and SO sad for the little squirrel.

Kathryn Flanagan
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Great blog and pics Adam! The pic of the falling baby squirrel is just incredible – what a cracker of a shot…… pity Mark missed it.

bobi baha
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what a stroke of luck for you to not only witness this very unusual behavior but be able to capture these moments. thank you adam for sharing.

Irene Nathanson
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Great photos and a story well told-you should write a book 🙂

Anil Bakshi
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Magnificent sequence Adam Bannister….. I love your pics, narration and dedication. Would love to visit Londolozi sometime… and see you face to face and your colleagues…

Anil Bakshi, New Delhi, India

Arden Zalman
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WOW!! AWESOME!!

Rita Shaw
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Being one of those captivated guests was an amazing experience, especially when she took the little squirrel home to show mum, and mum was soooo proud of her! Well told Adam, and of course your pics are incredible!!

David Love
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What a sighting! And we saw this cub last Thursday! Why did we ever leave?

kiki
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Well done Adam!

Geri Potter
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I’m truly sorry the cub didn’t get the perpetrator…little bugger. Hopefully, the nasty rodent gets a taste of it’s own medicine, SOON! Very glad the cub was able to hone her hunting skills, however. She looks so proud! Thanks for fabulous photos!

Jen Westphal
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Thank you Adam – goodness. I’m not going to lie – I’m really happy I didn’t see that. Truly just ok to read the story and look at your gorgeous pictures!

John Holley
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Unbelievable sighting, well done Ad man!

priyanka
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nature can be so heartbreaking…i mean a squirrel killing a baby squirrel??

Luxury Brands Directory
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It was an absolute pleasure to read this article. Poor baby squirrel 🙁
Thank you Adam.

vikranth
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Poor Baby Squirrel 🙁 Story well said !!

MJ
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Wow, what an incredible sighting! A once in a lifetime event for sure.
And the young cub so very proud of herself!

Thank you Adam, wonderful as usual!

Abby Maquera
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any idea who fathered the Dudley Riverbank’s cub? for some reason the cub reminds of Shorty/the Tugwaan male leopard…

Lisa Carey
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What an incredible sighting, and phenomenal pictures! Thanks so much for sharing this rare sighting.

bruna dessena
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thanx for sharing, stunning

Courtney McGuigan
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Amazing and heartbreaking for the little one. I always thought squirrels were a bit sneaky, but I would not have guessed they engaged in infanticide! Excellent photos. Thanks!

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