13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Having a Drink at the Watering Hole

While on a night safari we followed this leopard from her kill in a tree to this watering hole. She was well fed and in need of water from the meal and intense heat. While watching her, she was watching me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: South Africa
Camera: NIKON D750