Find the Leopard

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Find the Leopard

#1  Postby Macdoc » Sep 30, 2019 11:29 am

astonishing camoflage :what:

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FWIW I didn't find it on my own and even tho I know where it is....it stil takes a moment to resolve.
Broad daylight and no leafy cover ...wow
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Re: Find the Leopard

#2  Postby felltoearth » Sep 30, 2019 12:19 pm

Found him. Took about 30 seconds.
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Re: Find the Leopard

#3  Postby Spearthrower » Sep 30, 2019 12:37 pm

Bit of a give-away though...

that it's right in the centre of the frame!
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#4  Postby felltoearth » Sep 30, 2019 12:43 pm

Spearthrower wrote:Bit of a give-away though...

that it's right in the centre of the frame!


I just looked where one would expect to find him then my aspie pattern searching brain kicked in I guess. No hand weapons required, lol.
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#5  Postby Spearthrower » Sep 30, 2019 1:18 pm

felltoearth wrote:No hand weapons required, lol.


If only you had elongated canines, you wouldn't have spotted the leopard at all as it would have fled for its life!
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#6  Postby felltoearth » Sep 30, 2019 1:19 pm

:lol:
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Re: Find the Leopard

#7  Postby laklak » Sep 30, 2019 1:32 pm

I always carry my car keys with me, works as well on leopards as on polar bears.
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#8  Postby Spearthrower » Sep 30, 2019 1:36 pm

laklak wrote:I always carry my car keys with me, works as well on leopards as on polar bears.


You mean grizzly bears that were scared white by your presence?
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Re: Find the Leopard

#9  Postby Macdoc » Sep 30, 2019 1:38 pm

Found him. Took about 30 seconds.


now you are walking along the path and don't know he was there .....munch munch
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#10  Postby laklak » Sep 30, 2019 2:15 pm

Spearthrower wrote:
laklak wrote:I always carry my car keys with me, works as well on leopards as on polar bears.


You mean grizzly bears that were scared white by your presence?



Might work the other way too. Scare the polar bear so bad it shits all over itself.
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Re: Find the Leopard

#11  Postby The_Piper » Sep 30, 2019 2:37 pm

Kitty! :eager: :lol:
Funny that it blends in to that unnaturally exposed dirt. I'm guessing it's easier to spot against it with the naked eye than on a 2d picture.
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Re: Find the Leopard

#12  Postby felltoearth » Sep 30, 2019 6:18 pm

Macdoc wrote:
Found him. Took about 30 seconds.


now you are walking along the path and don't know he was there .....munch munch

Well, it is only a picture... :shifty:
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#13  Postby newolder » Sep 30, 2019 6:27 pm

Did the photographer survive? :ask:
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#14  Postby felltoearth » Sep 30, 2019 6:29 pm

newolder wrote:Did the photographer survive? :ask:

If he showed his teeth, he’d have a chance. I wouldn’t bet on him biting the leopard’s face off though.
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#15  Postby Spearthrower » Sep 30, 2019 6:40 pm

felltoearth wrote:
newolder wrote:Did the photographer survive? :ask:

If he showed his teeth, he’d have a chance. I wouldn’t bet on him biting the leopard’s face off though.



C'mon, all he needs is a stopper and striker and he can destroy large felines in gladiatorial combat with ease... not as much ease as a 30 kg monkey with 4cm long canines, naturally, but still I think we can safely assume the leopard was hiding out of fear at being spotted by the master species.
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Re: Find the Leopard

#16  Postby Macdoc » Sep 30, 2019 6:55 pm

ur bad
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#17  Postby Spearthrower » Sep 30, 2019 10:32 pm

The reason it's hard to see isn't actually camouflage... it's really because the leopard's quivering with fear at just the right frequency to cause it to blur into the background at that shutter speed.
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#18  Postby aban57 » Sep 30, 2019 10:56 pm

I still can't see it. i'm pretty sure I'll have nightmares about that tonight. I don't thank you Macdoc :snooty:
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Re: Find the Leopard

#19  Postby Ironclad » Sep 30, 2019 11:07 pm

I'm seeing something on the ridge, looks like it's lounging. I guess I'm dinner?
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#20  Postby Seabass » Sep 30, 2019 11:32 pm

I saw it right away. :dunno:

Good to know that I'll survive the leopard apocalypse... :smug:
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