Even a King needs Love!

£ 100

Location

Yala National Park

Species

Sri Lankan Leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya)

Conservation Status

Listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN list

Photographer

Melisa Fernando

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

The Full Description Is Below

1 in stock

Description

Description

As the sun began to set on my evening safari and the familiar alarm calls of the deer and monkeys echoed through the dense forest showcasing that something extraordinary was about to unfold. With bated breath, our safari jeep came to an abrupt halt and there, right in the heart of the road, sat not one, but two majestic leopards. It was a sight that took my breath away. In that moment of awe and wonder, I couldn’t help but feel a surge of excitement. They were “Jerry” and “Malee”, a mating pair that had been spotted in the vicinity of “Panwala” just the day before. I had the privilege of witnessing their intimate mating ritual. As I watched in silence, the leopardess, “Malee”, moved gracefully around her suitor, “Jerry”. Her every movement exuded a sense of desire and longing. It was a dance of love, a symphony of passion. Captivated by the intensity of their connection, I couldn’t help but snap a photograph, freezing that moment of raw emotion forever. The image encapsulated the essence of their bond, a testament to the power of love in the animal kingdom. In that fleeting encounter, I felt a profound sense of gratitude. Nature had unveiled one of its most intimate secrets before my very eyes, reminding me of the beauty and complexity that exists beyond our human realm. It was a privilege to be a witness to such a rare and extraordinary event, a memory that would forever be etched in my heart.

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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.