17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Black leopard the ghost of the jungle

My dream to meet a black leopard in the wild came true on the 9 th April 2019 when I after many attemps found the large male in southern India. At first he was resting high up in a tree than slowly began to walk.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 06.2019
Photo Location: India
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Jan Fleischmann