21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Leopard in the grass

Few animals populated the Kgalagadi region after the vast fires of 2021.Few herbivores also means few predators. It was therefore with surprise that I spotted a leopard walking in the grass in broad daylight looking for possible prey.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: South Africa
Camera: NIKON Z 9
Copyright: © Marco Poggioni