Stare of a Predator

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Amur LeopardPanthera pardus orientalis

Shari and I went to the zoo today to see if we could add to the donations we are giving to them.

This is by far my favorite of the day - make sure to check out the large view. Or See It On Black (thanks, FD!)

dianeham, Momba (Trish), cobalt123, and 72 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Random Images from The Heartland 107 months ago | reply

    Incredible stare,very intense.Damn fine shot sir !

  2. jude 106 months ago | reply

    wow ... stunning stare & detailed reflection in this eye ... fave

  3. Pam999 104 months ago | reply

    Wow Marty!! If you pull this shot up in the "original size" and look very carefully at his eye, there you are, kind sir, in the eye of the tiger! What an amazing self-portrait. How cool is that!!! The artist captured in his art - one and the same. Or, is it merely the shadow of my imagination??? Nope, there you are.........

  4. Antuanet Forcella 102 months ago | reply

    what a look....nice shot!
    Seen on the *Challenge You* group.

  5. silentmute 102 months ago | reply

    WOW!!! Awesome detail. Fantastic shot.
    A fave!!!
    You're invited to add this to Beautiful Universe[Please Read The Rules]

  6. Camera Eye 101 months ago | reply

    I like this capture. Very Nice Shot

  7. Indra Swari 99 months ago | reply

    Excellent shot.

  8. flynn2007 [deleted] 97 months ago | reply

    great quarter portrait.
    different but in a good way.
    good eye detail.

    check out my cats

  9. Tor... 86 months ago | reply

    RE: Thnx, wasn't easy timing the dancing lemur. Thnx to the continous shooting mode :)

    But this is a nice picture of yours. Nice DOF and nice composition.

  10. mannan3 76 months ago | reply

    So beautiful~~~ ^^

  11. Wild Dogger 70 months ago | reply

    This image has been invited for submission at the Animal Kingdom group! The Animal Kingdom group allows for only the finest images of creatures to be submitted. By invite only; please read rules!

    Animal Kingdom
    Photos MUST be tagged with "AnimalKingdomElite" or they will not be admitted to the pool!
    invited with SICI (2008-12-16)

  12. vivshots2008 70 months ago | reply

    nice shot I see your reflection in his eye.
    Seen in Animal Kingdom: Enlightenment Through Photography)

  13. Carly200 70 months ago | reply

    What an Eye!!!!!!!

  14. nathaliehupin 68 months ago | reply

    Wonderful capture

    Seen in Animal Kingdom group

  15. Piccolo Sorriso - Clara J 61 months ago | reply

    excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!! ( :

  16. Hani London 51 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Flickr Big Cats, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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