17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Botswana Beauty

Female Leopard in the Sandibe Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, Botswana. Positioned very close in our jeep below this jackelberry tree, we watched for nearly an hour as this female leopard kept her eyes on an approaching group of impalas.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Maun, Botswana
Copyright: © Janice Katz