Beating around the Bush!

£ 100


Yala National Park


Sri Lankan Leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya)

Conservation Status

Listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN list


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



Picture this: a breathtaking scene unfolds before your eyes. As the sun begins its descent, casting a golden glow over the landscape, a majestic leopardess emerges from the shadows. Its sleek, spotted coat blends seamlessly with the luscious, long green grass that surrounds it. For a remarkable 40 minutes, I found myself captivated by the sheer beauty and grace of this elusive creature. This particular leopard, known as “Manik,” was no ordinary feline. She possessed an air of elegance as she effortlessly glided through the grass, almost becoming one with her surroundings. It was as if she had mastered the art of camouflage, a true master of disguise. But what made this encounter even more extraordinary was the fact that Manik had reappeared after a considerable absence. It was as if she had chosen this very moment to reveal herself, to leave an indelible mark on our memories. And oh, how she succeeded! This magical moment, forever etched in my mind, serves as a reminder of the incredible wonders that nature has to offer.

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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.