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Anger...Oh Such Anger

By Lillian  
Ears flattened, not a good sign!

Someone she did not like walked past ..a North Chinese Leopard
with the longest whiskers on any cat!...She is behind glass!
...all that spit would have coated me and my camera ..V2 another ''moment''
but both not really great photos, hand held, and wrong lens!

Thank You so much to Carol, Steve, Nathan Maureen, and Herman
for your User Awards, very much appreciated on the Clouded Leopard

Enjoy the sunshine

Tags: General Kent Anger Whf Wildlife and nature North chinese leopard

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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 7:27AM
Fantastic feline action shots, great timing.

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14 Aug 2013 7:29AM
Wow! That is not a happy cat! So glad you were behind glass.
Captured her mood wonderfully. Awesome capture.
Did they say why she reacted to that person so aggresively?
I don't appear to see V2 though.
Got V2 now Grin

fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
14 Aug 2013 7:38AM
A powerful well composed image Lillian.

14 Aug 2013 7:46AM
Wow...fantastic shots Lillian Smile
User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 7:47AM
A fantastic angry shot, good job behind glass

A yes moment looking on the screen of the camera after I bet

User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 7:52AM
Excellent detailed captures.
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
14 Aug 2013 7:52AM
A Great set with lovely details,I bet you were glad she was behind glassSmile
ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 7:55AM
V1 all the way for me..
Very nice work...

ColleenA Plus
5 362 6 Australia
14 Aug 2013 7:56AM
Had just finished commenting when ...poof...your upload vanished from the screen...
2 superb images Lillian, what amazing whiskers...glad you were behind glass....
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
14 Aug 2013 8:06AM
Scared - oh so scared Smile Two excellent images Lillian !! One lovely kitty Smile
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 8:23AM
Sorry Colleen, had put the photos on in wrong order!
Thanks for the award Bob, very much appreciated!
thanks everyone, I was standing well back as had the 100-400mm lens!
was using at 100!
14 Aug 2013 8:34AM
Excellent well timed captures Lillian, V1 my favourite,
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
14 Aug 2013 8:35AM
I think these are great shots of this rattled big cat, Lillian, but note your comment about having the wrong lens.......what would have preferred, out of interest: I say that not having had an opportunity for such photography.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 8:40AM
Ronnie the EF28-105mm would have got her all in
and would I think have coped with her eyes more I did change and have other images..quieter!
ones of her come another day.
DeSilver Plus
10 14 12 England
14 Aug 2013 8:40AM
Two great images that really show that these are wild animals and not to be taken as pets.

Glad that the saliva is on the glass and not your lens!

morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 8:51AM
WOW Lillian she really is angry !!! just as well she is behind glass !!, superb detail and those whiskers are amazing

rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
14 Aug 2013 8:51AM
Tenacious, adaptable, silent, found in big cities ( Mumbai) elusive and very strong !! One upset Leopard Lillian !!!! Illustrates character of this big cat.
richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
14 Aug 2013 8:54AM
Superb timing Lillian!! Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!
14 Aug 2013 8:55AM
Exceptional captures!
PhilT2 Plus
8 460 29 England
14 Aug 2013 9:11AM
It's interesting that you seem not totally happy with these pictures.............can I have them ?? WinkWinkTongue

Seriously I would be on a real high if I had got them but my standards are much lower than yours and the skill factor equally so. I like the low angle on these shots and have always been a fan of frame filling images. Great pictures....and now must have a look at your clouded leopard which I missed.
Techno Plus
9 2.7k 8 England
14 Aug 2013 9:20AM
Hi Lillian, sometime has passed since I trawled your pf and what a visual delight, look forward to meeting you sooooon.
Regards Mal
14 Aug 2013 9:20AM
wondrful shots of one what seems to be a very angry customer
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 9:24AM
Two magnificent, characterful images, Lillian.

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 9:28AM
thank goodness you were behind glass
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 10:04AM
Two fantastic captures Smile

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 10:14AM
Wow that is capturing a moment, spit and all!
Excellent despite the fact you were restricted
by your lens but it has somehow worked in framing
the action.
JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 10:32AM
Wow, good capture of those angry moments.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
14 Aug 2013 10:50AM
A great face Lillian. Just to prove he can still do it I suppose.!!GrinGrinGrinGrin
abeeror2 5 23 Australia
14 Aug 2013 11:05AM
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 152 16 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 11:10AM
Not a happy cat Lillian, well capturedSmile

sable 10 9 7 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 11:30AM
Two excellent shots I really like them both but V2 is my favourite xx
14 Aug 2013 12:08PM
I hope that's toughened glass in the window Lillian.

You should be well pleased by these images, top notch for me.

ValSaxby Plus
12 146 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 12:25PM
Superb shots Lillian of this amazing cat. Definately looks a touch cranky!
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
14 Aug 2013 1:36PM
OH,---I have met these bad tempered woman before Lillian.
A half of larger and a fish supper usually calms them down !!
Super shots.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
14 Aug 2013 1:36PM
What amazing whiskers! Wink Two cracking shots here, Lillian Smile
Trev Smile
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
14 Aug 2013 2:51PM
Definitely not a happy lady, Lillian Smile Carol
super shot love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
14 Aug 2013 4:50PM
A rattled cat, indeed, Lillian - superb quality even though not taken with your preferred lens!

14 Aug 2013 4:53PM
2 Super close up images. Grin
You have captured the moment well with your 100-400L lens

Regards Brian
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 5:01PM
That is a very angry mogget!!!
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 5:27PM
That's a proper tantrum! Glad you didn't get covered Lillian - but what a majestic beast!
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
14 Aug 2013 5:34PM
I'd be angry too if my moustache went all crazy like that.

Astounding detail and really good timing, Lillian. Especially in V1!

moiral 8 12 Scotland
14 Aug 2013 6:07PM
You, as you can see, are your own worst critic Lillian. These are superb shots, and completely show off the lovely lady's displeasure. I would have jumped up my own backside, had she sprang like that while I was around.
9 10 10 England
14 Aug 2013 6:10PM
Terrific captures Lillian and even with glass between you I think you are extremely brave.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 486 1 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 6:17PM
I really wouldn't like to argue with this cat, the fangs on him could do some damage. The whiskers on him are massive, two great pictures Lillian
14 Aug 2013 6:24PM
WOW! how brave you are Lillian, amazing shots, full of aggression and power. Who cares what Lens ? The Leopard dosn't. Smile

John Smile
Love the angle on v1 so sharp and well captured.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
14 Aug 2013 7:50PM
That is quite a display of emotion--lucky to be on the other side of the glass, and to witness it objectively! Great stuff!
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
14 Aug 2013 8:00PM
I get like this when my cat scratches me...........luckily he is a lot smaller than this one..............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
14 Aug 2013 9:04PM
Brilliant captures Lillian..Lin
pks 14 2 England
14 Aug 2013 9:17PM
wonderful detail

14 Aug 2013 9:34PM
Fantastic shots Lillian. She is definitely not a happy bunny! Thank goodness the glass was there. Cathy
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
14 Aug 2013 10:11PM
Wonderfully expressive set Lillian. Glad the spit landed on the glass and not on your lens Wink
johnlw 11 1 10 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 11:01PM
Hi Lillian the water splash really adds to this image.
Regards John.
Just stunning Lillian.. such a beautiful animal GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2013 6:26AM
Not on a photo mood today perhaps? Grouchy... Grin
Beautifully done, both shots are commendable!
As usual Lillian you have given us some stunners...
PS: And with a stunning green background! TongueGrin
CHRISB911 12 54 1
15 Aug 2013 7:47AM
superb capture lillian
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2013 3:44PM
Thank goodness the glass was there to protect you & the camera,

Ali SmileSmile
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
16 Aug 2013 11:00PM
not really great? you must be kidding, oh sorry catting!
wonderful action shots. GRrrrrreat Smile
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
17 Aug 2013 12:23PM
Two tremendous action shots timed to perfection, you did well to hold the camera so steady!
Misty56 10 22 1 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2013 10:47PM
Maybe that is why she is behind glass, such a fierce look, again a stunning shot

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