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Come Closer!

By Lillian  
Armur Leopard making her way over to me...
One of the cubs from last year, to mum Zizi..she had three
two girls and a boy, taken at the WHF in Kent on a one to one day there.
was a good time of year to go with the wild flowers and greenery around

Thank you Herman for your User Award on the lion and cub yesterday
and to you all for your valued comments


Tags: General Kent Amur leopard Whf Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
3 Sep 2013 9:54AM
I hope you were able to tickle her tummy and not from the inside.

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3 Sep 2013 10:00AM
very fine capture lovely light colour and detail Lillian excellent eye contact

ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 10:01AM
A great image..
Is this Golden Balls at WHF?
Anyone who been there will know..
Well taken..

Another beauty Lillian... I love your wildlife images.. GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin
3 Sep 2013 10:16AM
wonderful creature superbly captured ! *i'm not gonna sulk honest*!!!. (much) no seriously i love it and knowing the trouble ihad capturing any at london zoo i admire you even more
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
3 Sep 2013 10:18AM
Big powerful legs !! I have more respect for a tiger than a lion ! Looks like she could be pregnant again Smile A lovely image Lillian !
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 10:24AM
A beautiful beast
3 Sep 2013 10:29AM
Excellent Lillian, super composition and great detail,
3 Sep 2013 10:32AM
No thanks, he is already too close even on the PC.

helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 10:32AM
Such a natural capture Lillian - excellent detail and colours SmileSmile
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
3 Sep 2013 10:37AM
Come any closer and I'll bite ya leg off............GrinGrinGrin
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
3 Sep 2013 10:48AM
You are so Brave but it is probably worth it to get a shot like this.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
3 Sep 2013 10:50AM
Stunning capture Lillian. A lovely shot of Leopard.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
3 Sep 2013 10:56AM
No I'm fine where i am thank you!
Great image

User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 11:09AM
A beautiful capture.
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 11:41AM
No thanks Lillian!!! A super captureSmile

EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 11:45AM
Beautiful Smile

morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 11:49AM
First class shot Lillian, fabulous colours and excellent detail, pin sharp to

terryxc 5 7 England
3 Sep 2013 12:31PM
Awesome beast, i think my legs would have turned to jelly...Brilliant capture...

Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
3 Sep 2013 12:34PM
nice kitty Tongue
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
3 Sep 2013 12:36PM
This could have been taken in the wild Lillian, awesome clarity and composition.


You're very welcome to do things like this Lillian, not for me sadly.
Beautifully crisp.

fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
3 Sep 2013 1:18PM
Well timed and composed capture Lillian

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
3 Sep 2013 1:28PM
Lovely shape, clarity and colour, Lillian. A beautiful specimen.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
3 Sep 2013 1:45PM
Great eye contact and sharp focus on the head, colors please, a beautiful image all around!
3 Sep 2013 1:59PM
A beautiful capture, Lillian. Superb eye contact.

super shot lillian. lovely and sharp well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
3 Sep 2013 2:45PM
You are a brave girl Lillian.
And not a sign of camera shake here !!
Good shot.
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 2:49PM
What a cat and what a brave LillianWink

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
3 Sep 2013 3:13PM
Another fine capture, Lillian. Carol
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 3:15PM
A great shot Lillian, he may be a cub but it looks too fierce to be any closer.

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
3 Sep 2013 3:42PM
Watch out Lillian or he will get you! All we need to see is a piece of clothing in his mouth and we will be very worried about you. But what a great shot.......Sandy
graceland 13 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 4:07PM
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
3 Sep 2013 4:19PM
A great capture Lillian, you will have to save up for a trip to South Africa and come and shoot them in the wildGrinGrinGrinGrin
moiral 8 12 Scotland
3 Sep 2013 4:48PM
Beautiful shot of the little kitty TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue. Moira
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 4:50PM
Superb image, a beautiful Cat,

Ali SmileSmile
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 4:51PM
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
3 Sep 2013 5:03PM
A wonderful shot, Lillian...did you cuddle her?! Wink You really have the knack of getting these wildlife shots Smile
Trev Smile
JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 5:23PM
A superb shot of such a handsome cat.
jdinne 15 16 England
3 Sep 2013 6:01PM
Close enough thank you Lillian, wonderful shot

Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 6:11PM
Amazing image Lillian - love the look on his face - DINNERTIME!! Smile

3 Sep 2013 6:15PM
WOW! excellent dof Lillian, gorgeous shot. I like to think that you wasn't inside the enclosure for this one Smile

John Smile
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 6:39PM
Top notch photography Lillian, I am looking forward to your wise teachings on Thursday..

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 6:43PM
Yet another excellent feline portrait.
3 Sep 2013 7:00PM
Wow! I hope he/she ate quite well before the photo session ...?WinkLol
Regards Valery
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 7:11PM
Excellent capture LillianGrin
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 7:12PM
Don't hold your breath Nathan..
I am hoping to get some NOT
a landscape photographerBlushBlush
See you Thursday...really looking forward to the day
3 Sep 2013 8:47PM
What an awesome image Lillian. A stunning capture of this big cat. Still can't believe you're in the cage!
Kathryn GrinGrinGrin
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 8:51PM
Excellent capture
3 Sep 2013 9:12PM
Come closer and be quietGrinGrin Amazing capture Lillian-great clarity.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 9:21PM
Brilliant capture Lillian
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 9:23PM
No way Kathryn, never be in the enclosure with her
Very fierce cat...was behind the barrier
Thank you everyone ...great comments
3 Sep 2013 10:04PM
An absolutely delightful image, Lillian!

capto Plus
6 5.2k 8 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 10:06PM
What an experience to be able to get an shot like this.Smile

3 Sep 2013 10:08PM
Lovely shot Lillian. Cathy
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 10:20PM
Stunning shot Lillian feel the need to go to the zoo .SmileSmileSmile
abeeror2 5 23 Australia
3 Sep 2013 10:33PM
Beautiful image!
richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
3 Sep 2013 11:12PM
Excellent Image Lillian!! Great work!!
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2013 11:24PM
I love that stalking movement - excellent timing Lillian.
3 Sep 2013 11:50PM
Excellent ! How far away were you ????Winkgill
DeSilver Plus
10 14 12 England
4 Sep 2013 8:09AM
Absolutely stunning. Smile Smile Smile

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
4 Sep 2013 11:04AM
Superb shot, Lillian.
Will PM you later.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
4 Sep 2013 5:09PM
That's a big cat with attitude, Lillian.
Superb shot as it approaches and sizes you up.
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 6:19PM
Fantastic shot Lillian.
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
4 Sep 2013 6:26PM
What a beautiful shot of her, Lillian. The light was just so perfect to bring out the colour and pattern!

4 Sep 2013 6:49PM
Spot on shot of this cute leopard.
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2022 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 8:31PM

Quote:making her way over to me

So glad to read that you were behind a barrier, although I was thoroughly convinced that you weren't.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
8 Sep 2013 6:54PM
The ferocity of this wild animal comes across so well in this shot, I wouldn't have wanted to have been in the enclosure with her that is for sure!
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
12 Sep 2013 8:59AM
a very opinionated cat it would seem!
great timing

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