ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Leopard

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  1. PHOENIX PHIL

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    Jacques at HartzView Safaris works with an operator in Zimbabwe for clients wishing to book free range dangerous game safaris. The area is in southern Zimbabwe in fairly close proximity to Kruger National Park. At SCI this year a couple was booked for a Leopard hunt. The hunt started about 2 weeks ago and culiminated last evening with this beautiful cat. This is an area where Leopards can be hunted at night with artificial light and I believe this was how the cat was taken. Hopefully Jacques will be able to fill in some more details. I can tell you this lady was on her 5th attempt at leopard and is 85 years young!

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    It can be done, it just takes tenacity.

    Congrats to your hunter.
     
  3. bluey

    bluey GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    how good is that ,hey.
    that is a cool grand mother ,maybe a great grand mother which is definitely more cool
    congratulations to both the huntress and the p.h
    as you said bricko , tenacity , on a grand scale
    would really enjoy reading of this hunt ,in this ladies own words .
    thanks phil
     
  4. The Artistry of Wildlife

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    Nice Leopard, Congrats at 85 you go girl , I'll be more like the cat when I hit 85.
     
  5. James.Grage

    James.Grage GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Great success story:)

    Nice Leopard (y) and who says you are too old to go hunting? :D
     
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    That is so cool!!!

    Thanks Phil!
     
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    Awesome Leopard Congrats to the hunter Good shooting!
     
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    Great trophy!
     
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    What a cat! I love stories like that!
     

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