The impala move to graze underneath the tree, unaware that the crafty predator was lurking in the branches several meters above them.
The leopard leaps from a height of 40 feet to snare a spot of lunch.
The sneak attack causes the impala herd to flee – except for one animal that was stuck in the female cat’s steely grasp.
After the brief feed, the leopard again tried to hoist the remains of the impala up another tree – but failed again.
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Posted by Pat Dewil