17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Lover's tiff

Seeing jaguars in the wild is an amazing experience. Seeing them mate, is extremely rare, and I had the privilege watching this couple on the side of the river. They mated several times, but I found the interaction between mating sessions fascinating.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Brazil
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Elize Labuschagne