A Leopard Makes a Kill

April 14, 2016

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Photo Credit: ©Ullas Karanth/WCS

This stunning camera trap photo shows a leopard attacking a Sambar deer, which can be four times its size. It was taken in India's Bhadra tiger reserve just last week.

Leopards hunt primarily at night when Sambar tend to be more active.

Both of these species are rare and threatened across Asia. But in places like this, both prey and predators are rebounding due to decades of hard work by government staff and WCS in partnership.

Here's the full sequence:

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