16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Where Are We Going Mom?

When several lionesses discovered this female leopard she fled to safety in a nearby tree leaving the rocky den where her cub was hidden. After the lions dispersed Mom took the risk of bringing her cub into the open to seek a new den site.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Vicki Santello