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Flat Rock 3:2 Male

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Makomsava is a beautiful leopard. We viewed her last year in September, interactimg with a hyena in the Manyelethi riverbed. It will be wonderful to see her cubs.

Have always wondered about the potential for injury while 2 are mating.

Good mews. The Flat Rock gets around. There must be some fairly large prides these days. James, which are the largest and how many string are they ? Thanks

James, I wonder how many the Flat Rock male will inceminate? I wonder if the Makomsava will have cubs?

Such snarling and clawing makes one wonder how this instinctive mating ever occurs! Hoping we will see new cubs in the future. Excellent images!

Master Tracker

Looking forward to following this story, cracking photos

Wow and apparently the sounds are just as violent as the mating. Has someone caught this on video so we could listen?

Fingers crossed!! I suppose you can have too many leopard cubs, given all the dangers that they face when young. Thank you Victoria

Hopefully she will experience her first litter of cubs in the next few months. Seems to be difficult for a young female to find an agreeable mate.

Digital Ranger

I really hope she will be more successful at raising cubs than her mother..

Do you see much of her mother anymore or has she moved completely to the north of Londolozi?

Hello James. Is there a good chance that the Anderson male is the father of the Makomsava female?

When is Makhomsava going to be added to the Londolozi leopard data base? We saw her interact with one of the Nhulanguleni Young Females in early August. Also when is the Senegal Bush Male (Kunyuma) going to be added? We saw him interact with the Nkoveni Young Female in a fascinating moment….

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