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Serval’s Attention

By sherlob    
A Serval - perhaps one of the lesser known of Africa’s large cats - focuses its attention on something to my left (probably my wife!).

Servals are mainly nocturnal, although they may sighted in the wild at dawn and dusk. The Serval pictured is a captive example, which I got to meet up close a personally on a recent trip to South Africa (at the Tanikwa Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre). Whilst like most wildlife their numbers are threatened by our impact on the environment, there are examples where our presence has increased their numbers - but at what cost?

Tags: Cat Hunter South africa Big cat Serval Pets and captive animals Plettenberg Tanikwa Felis serval Leptailurus serval

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Ted447 Plus
8 216 1 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2019 9:01AM
Beautiful image. Ted. GrinGrin
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2019 12:31PM
Excellent image a great animal portrait...
Isabel GrinGrin
Saastad Plus
2 16 15 Norway
21 Oct 2019 10:30PM
Beautiful photo!

Arne Smile
chase Plus
15 2.1k 562 England
23 Oct 2019 8:58AM
Very well focussed Adam.

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