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two leopards touching tails while sitting in a tree in Botswana
July 23, 2020

Mother and Daughter

A mother leopard and daughter survey their surroundings in Botswana's Okavango Delta. The daughter, right, is six months old and gaining confidence, but still touches tails with her mother for reassurance.
Photograph by Beverly Joubert, Nat Geo Image Collection
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