Oriol Alamany - Snow leopard at twilight


In a winter evening a female Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) begins it’s day after resting for hours on a cliff ledge on the Himalayas, at an altitude of 4,100 meters. I was shivering because of the cold, but suddenly the most sought-after photograph of my life as a nature photographer became a reality.

Being the mountains and the felines two of my favorite subjects, it was logical that at the end both coincide on a photographic project: The search for the scarce and elusive Snow Leopard.

Location: Himalaya mountains

Tags: asia, big cats, himalaya, mountains, oriol alamany, Panthera uncia, snow, snow leopard

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  1. Jordi said:

    10/03/2017 11:12

    Amazing... no more words needed.

  2. Johan said:

    10/03/2017 19:46

    An absolutely beautiful picture ! I guess you forget about the cold on that particular moment ! What a great sighting.

  3. Federico Palmero said:

    10/03/2017 20:06