“Through a guide’s lense” – May episode

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

1.“Backlit beauty”, This young female sights a spotted deer and immediately begins to stalk it.

“Backlit beauty”, This young female sights a spotted deer and immediately begins to stalk it.

 

The palu season is upon us and with this means there are sloth bears everywhere

The palu season is upon us and with this means there are sloth bears everywhere

 

The male sibling from the Maradammaduwa litter has become very habituated and provides us with brilliant views

The male sibling from the Maradammaduwa litter has become very habituated and provides us with brilliant views

 

A sambur deer walks out into the Gonalabba lagoon in Yala national park

A sambur deer walks out into the Gonalabba lagoon in Yala national park

 

 

The Leopard Trails team recently went on an excursion to Minneriya national park and they were greeted by 200 plus elephants

The Leopard Trails team recently went on an excursion to Minneriya national park and they were greeted by 200 plus elephants

 

The early morning mist covers the air and makes hunting harder for this grey headed fish eagle to waits for the mist to clear

The early morning mist covers the air and makes hunting harder for this grey headed fish eagle who waits for the mist to clear

 

 

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As the park gets drier, every last bit of water becomes a lifeline to the animals that call the park their home. Here a crested serpent eagle quenches its thirst from a roadside puddle

 

 

 

 

8

A dragonfly perches by the side of the vehicle, allowing for the perfect image. They are known to feed on 12-13 mosquitoes a day