20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Protective Loving Mother

Every day a leopard mother has to take decisions crucial to her cubs’ survival. Every stranger is a potential menace that she will not allow to approach.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: South Africa
Camera: NIKON Z 7
Copyright: © Carlo Alberto Boni