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Leopard (not a gepard, correction of the oroginal description) in the Mudumu Nationalpark near Katima Mulilo (Caprivi) captured from a Jeep about 20m away from the tree. He was not amused about our visit, in the workshop you could see him just jumping down the tree. It was a great impression.
The Caprivi Strip is a narrow strip of land in the far northeast of Namibia, approximately 400 kilometers long. Germany acquired the territory of 1890 - along with Heligoland - by the British in exchange for Zanzibar. It was named after the then German chancellor Graf von Caprivi, who signed the contract with the British.

The Mamili and Mudumu National Park located in the eastern part of the Caprivi Strip, the wettest region of Namibia, and provide habitat for nearly 3/4 of the 620 bird species recorded in the country. The National Park, with a widespread watercourses is the largest wetland in Namibia, which is designated as a protected area. In the rainy season, however, 80% of their surface to disappear under water.

Exposure Time: 1/99
F-Stop: f/8.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 200
Focal Length: 210/1 mm

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Additional Photos by Achim Fried (John_F_Kennedy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5110 W: 56 N: 10488] (43797)
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