Fortunately today things are different and a new frontier in jaguar photography is arising. So much that I now offer a jaguar photography tour... when I would have imaged that? Anyway, on my last tour a couple weeks ago we photographed several different cats, but this female gave us quite a show. We were following her location for much of the day, when she pretty much did nothing but slept and walked a bit. Later in the day though, with a rainstorm approaching, she decided it was time to hunt, and started walking the shorelines and enterning the water in search of caiman, a crocodilian that forms a bit of a staple in jaguar's diet in the Pantanal during the dry season.
Eventually she climbed this large dead tree and started doing all sorts of things, like posing for us! I loved this position, as if stalking a prey just before poucing on it. Just amazing. We left under some light rain, exhilirated by the encounter, our memory cards full. Days like this last forever.
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