19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Leopard at dusk

Leopards at Bera in the Pali district of Rajasthan have a very peaceful coexistence with the local villagers. Till date, no human casualties have been reported.The habitat of these elusive creatures are the small hillocks with caves. The government of India is in the process of declaring this area as national park to protect its leopard. This particular leopard came out of the cave in the open and I deliberately underexposed to make a silhouette frame

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: India
Camera: Canon EOS R5
Copyright: © Suranjan Mukherjee