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Himalayan Beauty

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I'm on the trail by the light of the moon
But I always stay one step behind when I'm following through
There's a time when it's right when I'm right behind you

I'm out to kill and if I can then I will so don't be surprised
When I finally attack when you don't watch your back
You were dead from the start as a matter of fact.
(Twisted Tower Dire - Snow Leopard)

This is a Snow Leopard (Uncia Uncia or since lately Panthera Uncia) from the zoo of cologne.

Comments as well as Critiques are much appreciated :)

Camera: Canon EOS 400D
Lens: Canon EF 75-300 f/4-5.6 III
Aperture Priority, Manual Focus



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Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Aperture
F/5.0
Focal Length
205 mm
ISO Speed
1600
Date Taken
Apr 14, 2012, 10:03:09 AM
Lens
EF75-300mm f/4-5.6
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CaptainPrower's avatar
One seriously fluffy cat.
UrsulaMS's avatar
This was my favorite animal at one point, and I'll admit I'll always have a space in my heart reserved for the Snow Leopard. They're beautiful. Also: great shot! Where do you find all of these big cats that you photograph?
UrsulaMS's avatar
Oh, never mind; I just read "zoo of cologne" in the description, lol. Do you often travel to do this? It must be pretty amazing...
AnklaX's avatar
an awesome animal captured awesomely
darkSoul4Life's avatar
Thank you so much :) I think this is my best snow leopard capture so far.
AnklaX's avatar
I thought so too
16Jasmine16's avatar
Hi! Are we allowed to use this as stock?
darkSoul4Life's avatar
You may as long as you follow my stock rules: [link]
FriendFrog's avatar
Woooow. Love the expression. Amazing shot! :highfive:
darkSoul4Life's avatar
Thank you very much :) It was more a lucky shot, we just managed to be at the right time there.
LacrymosaDiesIlla's avatar
Beautiful. Was this at a zoo? If so, which one?
darkSoul4Life's avatar
Thank you :)
I took this capture of one of the most wonderful animals at the zoo of cologne, Germany. It also is written in the description..
cayiika's avatar
Ach ja, damals als du mir Twisted Tower Dire vorgestellt hast, das waren noch Zeiten. Brauch ich wirklich so lange bis ich zum Kommentieren komm? xD

Aber ernsthaft, das Photo ist fantastisch geworden. Der Fokus passt, die Komposition passt und du hast ihn vor einem schönen Hintergrund erwischt. ^.^
darkSoul4Life's avatar
Ja das waren noch zeiten xD Ja manchmal brauchst du wirklich ein paar Monate xD
ArcticIceWolf's avatar
ein sehr schönes Tier, ich liebe Schneeleoparde!
darkSoul4Life's avatar
Dem kann ich zustimmen, es sind wundervolle Lebewesen. Es ist wirklich schade, dass der Schneeleopard auf der Roten Liste bedrohter Arten steht :(
ArcticIceWolf's avatar
In der Tat schade...... Sch**** Wilderer!
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