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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

Whats that inside that tree?  I am always amazed at a safari guide’s ability to spot the invisible behind the foliage or other camoflage.  I took this photo specifically to show just how difficult that can be.  This leopard at times completely disappeared into the leaves of the tree – seemingly inside his own private compartment.



17 responses

  1. Veronica Roth

    Good thing you had a guide with you. Brilliant shot! 🙂

    March 14, 2014 at 9:49 am

    • Veronica – Our guide was fantastic – easily the best we have had on any of our African adventures…..

      March 14, 2014 at 10:42 am

  2. Stunning !

    March 14, 2014 at 9:56 am

    • Thanks Max – We had quite a bit of time with this incredible cat so there will be additional photos that show more……

      March 14, 2014 at 10:43 am

  3. Oh wow! Amazing how the leopard hides so well in foliage that is not the same color as he is. I don’t know that I would have wanted to be that close IRL, but it’s really cool to see in a photo!

    March 14, 2014 at 10:28 am

    • Thanks Anne – they are incredibly stealthy for such a brightly colored animal – and we were extremely privileged to spend some “quality time’ with him.

      March 14, 2014 at 10:44 am

  4. I had the same experience recently on a guided tour through the Costa Rican rain forest. Without the guide, we wouldn’t have seen much other than rain forest and monkeys!


    March 14, 2014 at 10:42 am

  5. That is an amazing capture Scott!! Wow indeed!!

    March 14, 2014 at 10:48 am

    • Thanks Madhu! It took a few shots to get his eye in focus through the foliage but it was a fun shot!

      March 15, 2014 at 7:55 am

  6. This is perfect for the challenge. I love that you captured him camouflaged.

    March 14, 2014 at 1:57 pm

    • Thanks Colline – we were lucky to spend some “quality time” with this animal that most people only get to see a glimpse of…

      March 15, 2014 at 7:56 am

  7. Wow!

    March 14, 2014 at 2:05 pm

    • Thank you Nootje! I really enjoyed looking through your photography – very nice work!!

      March 15, 2014 at 8:00 am

  8. amazing photo!

    March 14, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    • Thank you so much – it was an amazing opportunity and I was lucky enough to capture it..

      March 15, 2014 at 8:02 am

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