By: Jade Small
Eye of the Leopard follows the remarkable life of one small leopard from when she is just 8 days old every step of the way until she is 3 years old and on the brink of adulthood. Legadema, as she is named, works her way into your heart as she slips in and out of danger virtually every day, running from baboons and hyenas but also making landmark strides in hunting and surviving. Narrated by Jeremy Irons it is the story of a mother and daughter relationship as well as that of an emerging huntress in Botswana’s magnificent Mombo region of the Okavango Delta.
An iconic scene from Dereck and Beverly Joubert’s film Eye of the Leopard where a curious Legedema discovers a newborn baby baboon that brings out a different response to the one you’d expect.
These amazing photos show animals in a way that you’ve never seen them before. Each image serves as a reminder that we share the planet with some truly awe-inspiring creatures, created by Allah (God) May He be Glorified and Exalted.
A frightened leopard bites a man on the behind after being cornered in the west Indian village of Ballarpur, Maharashtra. The animal was reportedly captured by the forest department and subsequently released into the wild. The incident comes amid a rash of human encounters with Leopards, both in Chandrapur and elsewhere in India, according to NDTV. Indian Leopard habitat is under threat from expanding agricultural land-use and the species is about to be listed is ‘vulnerable’.
There may be nearly 40 different species of wild cat running around, but only a few make it into the big cat club, including the lion, tiger, leopard, and jaguar. They’re armed with an arsenal of weapons and bulk to back up one hell of an attitude. In their world, nothing is small and many things are surprising. So get ready for a vicious lesson on what makes a big cat a big cat. Is it the roar? The teeth? We’ll take a look at their size, speed, claws and hunting capabilities, among so much more.
Giant Leopard Moths are named such due to its leopard like spotted appearance. It was earlier called Ecpantheria scribonia that has now been changed. This moth is known by varied names like Eyed Tiger Moth and Great Leopard Moth as well. They are widely distributed in different parts of USA with no issues of population as of now.