“Through a guide’s lense” – February episode

The month in pictures and videos, as captured by the Leopard Trails team.
Enjoy….

It is always a treat to see a large male leopard while on safari and this particular individual made the sighting all the more special when he stopped and stared back at us in a characteristic leopard fashion.

It is always a treat to see a large male leopard while on safari and this particular individual made the sighting all the more special when he stopped and stared back at us in a characteristic leopard fashion.

Box spiders or Kite spiders are often overlooked but on closer inspection you will notice the intricacy and bright colours that this spider has to offer.

Box spiders or Kite spiders are often overlooked but on closer inspection you will notice the intricacy and bright colours that this spider has to offer.

The Sri Lankan bronze skink is a common sight around rocky outcrops and can be seen when they are basking in the sun.

The Sri Lankan bronze skink is a common sight around rocky outcrops and can be seen when they are basking in the sun.

"Host and parasite", The monitor lizard lies and waits while two mosquitoes feed off it.

“Host and parasite”, The monitor lizard lies and waits while two mosquitoes feed off it.

"Ballsy", the bear is always performing for the camera. Recently he provided our guests with an hour sighting as he made his way down the road.

“Ballsy”, the bear is always performing for the camera. Recently he provided our guests with an hour sighting as he made his way down the road.

Whistling duck travel in large flocks and are absolutely beautiful to watch, here two individuals come in to land by the water's edge.

Whistling duck travel in large flocks and are absolutely beautiful to watch, here two individuals come in to land by the water’s edge.

The tusker Nandamitra who is fairly aggressive approaches our vehicle as we watch patiently for signs of aggression

The tusker Nandamitra who is fairly aggressive approaches our vehicle as we watch patiently for signs of aggression

One of the Indigolla cubs that are rarely seen, our rangers Varun and Avi were extremely lucky to view this cub at midday with their guests in block 5 of Yala national park.

One of the Indigolla cubs that are rarely seen, our rangers Varun and Avi were extremely lucky to view this cub at midday with their guests in block 5 of Yala national park.