๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ’ซโ˜€ @natgeo ๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ€ Photo by @FransLanting ๐Ÿ’– โœจโœจโœจ Hereโ€™s a famous female leopard named Half-Tail, grooming her cub named Zawadi. Half-Tail was one of the first leopards in Kenyaโ€™s Maasai Mara to tolerate people, and she became known as an individual with her own life story. She became a star when she was featured in the โ€œBig Cat Diaryโ€ TV series. Thanks to Half-Tail, millions of people got a better sense of what itโ€™s like to be a leopard. She got her name because she lost part of her tail in a baboon attack. Half-Tail raised her cub, Zawadiโ€”also known as โ€œShadowโ€โ€”in public, and that in turn helped Zawadi herself to be more accepting of people. In this image, Zawadi is only a few months old. Follow me @FransLanting to see what Zawadi looked like when I saw her again 15 years later! I post this image in celebration of World Wildlife Day, March 3, 2017. This is a moment to recognize that every wild animal has its own life and that every one of them deserves our respect. @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #Leopard #WorldWildlifeDay #CauseAnUproar #Panthera #Dignity #Respect #Motherhood๐ŸŒ› . . . . #AstroMouda ๐ŸŒ  #Nothing_But_The_Best ๐ŸŒ‡โ˜€๐Ÿ€

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