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    While on safari in Africa, on the Okavango Delta, Botswana photographing wildlife, this leopard had made a kill and brought it to her cub high in a tree. While her cub was safe feeding, she made her way back down the tree through some heavy grass toward me with her head down. For a brief moment she lifted her head and I was able to get the shot. Her damaged eye did not affect her ability to hunt. After reviewing the shot it was almost as if this magnificent cat had an eye on the Universe.
    Composition 27
    Lighting 16
    Creativity 14
    Story 34
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Nov 15, 2014
    Date Uploaded: Feb 18, 2015
    Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
    Focal Length: 420 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/800 sec
    Aperture: f/4
    ISO: 500
    Copyright: © Wayne Wetherbee
    Categories: Animals, Nature, Portraits
    Assignments: Chasing Moments, Epic
    Contests: 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest, 2015 Traveler Photo Contest, 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year, 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year