Leopard in Tree, Kenya

Photograph by Lesley Bender

I took at least 50 shots and spent well over an hour to capture this beauty. The photo was taken in the Samburu region of Kenya. It had not rained in six Months. However, this young female seemed in excellent shape. —Caption by Lesley Bender

This photo is from the 2008 International Photography Contest . See photo galleries, play jigsaw puzzles, and download wallpaper of images from more than 105,000 submissions.