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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A leopard taking home dinner

I was on my first African safari and we received reports that a leopard that we had spotted the night before had gotten a kill. Upon approaching, we realized that the carcass was too far from any trees and so the leopard was forced to take pieces of meat up this tree before the hyenas took the entire impala.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: South Africa
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Andrew Roberts
Awards
Photo of the Day: 07.31.17
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