Leopard Cubs: My First Leopard Cub
Shot on Location:
Chitabe Camp, Botswana July 2007 with the Canon 1Ds Mark II, 500mm f/4, Canon flash and modified Gary Fong Lightsphere.
This was the first time that I saw a 2 month old leopard cub in the wild and the mother and cub were only 20 feet away. I was so excited that I could barely function being jetlagged et. al. The cub was excited too because Mom gave him a comatose genet to play with. Since then, leopard babies have been my very favorite subject to photograph, in addition to cheetah and polar bear babies.
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