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Bob & Lucie Fjeldstad

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Lucie and I are retired and have turned our energies to photography, of which wildlife is by far the favorite subject. We have been to Africa every 2-3 years over the last 35 years. We have been to several camps in each of ...

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on Leopard Cub Hangs Upside Down!

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Ian Hall
Digital Tracker

That is an amazing photo by any standard… well done

Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Amazing capture of the cub hanging upside down.

Victoria Auchincloss
Senior Digital Ranger

It’s wonderful to know that animal mothers have hissy fits like the rest of us when dinner is ruined. Glad the cub made it down safely. Victoria

Darlene Knott
Digital Tracker

What a sighting! The pictures tell the story beautifully! Thanks for sharing!

Mary Beth Wheeler
Guest contributor

What a sighting! And your images

Mary Beth Wheeler
Guest contributor

What a sighting! And your images are wonderful – the golden leopards and the deep blue sky are delightful. Thank you!

Peggy Fox
Explorer

Beautiful photos and a concise accounting of the situation. I’ve been to only one other camp than Londolozi and am amazed at the difference. Londolozi is incredible: the top tier staff, the impeccable facilities, the food and the wild life is beyond compare. What an opportunity for you as a photographer to witness such an interaction!

Joan Schmiidt
Senior Digital Ranger

Bob & Lucie – great story. Loved the photo of the leopard hanging upside down in the tree

Suecol777
Explorer

It’s like a mom yelling at her kid for wasting food. ‘I will have you know that there are starving children in Biafra who would be only too happy for this food!’

Kimberly Zilles
Digital Ranger

What a compelling photo and a great story to tell. Thanks for sharing!

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

What a fabulous experience you enjoyed- surely a once in a lifetime opportunity to view and photograph. Great group of images.

Michael & Terri Klauber
Digital Tracker

Bob & Lucy, Thanks for sharing such an awesome story! Your shot of the young leopard hanging by it’s claws is unbelievable! Well done!

Bob & Lucie Fjeldstad
Guest contributor

Fortunately Lucie had her finger down on the shutter release and was shooting at 8 frames/sec. the cub wasn’t like that for more than a moment or two.

Vanessa Dean
Explorer

What an amazing photo, beautifully captured! Thanks for sharing!

Wendy Hawkins
Senior Digital Ranger

Wow your leopard pictures are truly stunning with the beautiful blue background! Glad the cub got down safely, but I guess that was the mom’s way of disciplining the cub, to say, you lost dinner, now sort something out?

Callum Evans
Guest contributor

Amazing!!

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