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Xinzele 4:4 Female

Xinzele 4:4 Female

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Sean Zeederberg

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As a young boy growing up on an agricultural farm in Zimbabwe, Sean spent every opportunity entertaining himself outdoors, camping in the local nature reserve and learning about all facets of the natural world. After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental ...

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on Leopards Mating in a Riverbed

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Brian Everitt
Digital Ranger

Absolutely amazing sighing, great job thanks for sharing

Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Always fantastic to see leopards mating. Hoping it produce results.

Joan Schmiidt
Master Tracker

Sean, I loved all the photos, Especially one leopard mating🤗

Dina Petridis
Senior Digital Ranger

they don’t have to keep 1,5 m distance !!

Ian Hall
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Vin Beni
Guest contributor

Had the opportunity to view the mating process twice–exactly as you described Sean. In one instance, the staff were surprised at the youth of the female who was determined to succeed.

Francesca Doria
Master Tracker

Hello Sean! I guess you have known the Xinzele female since her birth… so exciting! Will you follow her future attempts to get pregnant maybe with more males ?

Michael and Terri Klauber
Guest contributor

Sean, thanks for the update on this beautiful young female. It would be great to see her successfully give birth to cubs! Fingers crossed!

Mary Beth Wheeler
Guest contributor

A really nice series of photos of this pair, Sean. Xinzele is the daughter of who? Does she have an established territory?

Sam Lovett

Thanks-I like the story

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

The possibility of more leopard cubs is always good news so we’ll keep our fingers crossed. It seems the Finfoot and Nkuwa females could be next in the mating game if my math is correct, as they’re among the younger female leopards residing in Londolozi.
One day I hope to see for myself little blue eyed balls of fluff- perhaps in a couple of months during my next trip. Great photos Sean!

Christa Blessing
Master Tracker

Great pictures. And hopefully a tiny cub soon.

Valmai Vorster
Master Tracker

I hope that the Xinzele female falls pregant with the flat rock male’s babies. They are both beautiful leopards, and she is mature now to mate and have babies. Beautiful foto’s of both of the leopards.

Cally Staniland
Master Tracker

Let’s hope we have a litter (if that’s the collective term?), In the not too distant future Sean! What a handsome couple 🙏💕

No offense guys but sometimes i wish the FR male had more private life on his own without any cameras. All the best and thanks for the pictures.

Lisa Antell
Master Tracker

Hoping for sweet adorable new little cubbies soon!

Kara Taylor
Master Tracker

Nice to see that in the open and during the day!

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