Love in the Forest!

£ 100


Yala National Park


Sri Lankan Leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya)

Conservation Status

Listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN list


Dushyantha Silva

Size of your Print (In Inches) – 16” x 24” photograph printed in Canvas and stretch framed.

The Full Description Is Below

1 in stock



I perceived the growl emitted by two Leopards and immediately discerned that they were a mating pair within the confines of the forest. I proceeded to park my vehicle and exhibited great patience for a duration exceeding 45 minutes, awaiting the moment when I could observe them. Eventually, I witnessed their approach towards the road where I had stationed myself. Upon reaching the road, they assumed a seated position, facing me. The female Leopard, who goes by the name “Aster,” engaged in courtship behavior with the male, known as “Lucas,” in order to initiate mating. However, due to his indolent nature, he displayed limited interest until abruptly rising, redirecting his attention towards me, and proceeding to mate with “Aster.” The spectacle of witnessing the large Leopard engaging in copulation with the comparatively younger female was truly remarkable. They proceeded to mate several more times before eventually retreating together into the forested area. Through the application of ethical photography practices and unwavering patience, I was afforded the opportunity to capture this majestic creature.

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Delivery Terms

Delivery Terms

Option 1 - You can collect your print from the Sri Lankan High Commission between the 4th and the 8th of November 2023.
Option 2 - We can also arrange delivery of your print at an extra charge to your address. The delivery charge will be communicated to you over the Telephone and will be based on the actual cost charged by the courier.