A rescue leopard at South Africa’s Harnas Flowers and fauna Foundation is a brave leaper, significantly at mealtime.
The accompanying footage, which has garnered hundreds and hundreds of views over the previous month, reveals “Hellboy” leaping virtually 10 ft to possess a hunk of meat tossed over a fence by a caretaker.
“Hellboy in circulation, gradual circulation. Absolutely stunning.” The root wrote on Fb.
The footage unearths the energy and grace exhibited by Hellboy – and possessed by all leopards – whereas taking flight and upon landing. (Finest viewed with sound.)
Reads one in every of the extra in vogue comments: “My celebrated of all animals, agile, solitary, restful, adaptive and cunning. I call it the final hunter.”
The Harnas Flowers and fauna Foundation, originally a cattle farm, is a sanctuary for animals in need of care and rehabilitation.
The Namibia facility instructed FTW Outdoors that Hellboy arrived as a cub after farmers shot his mom in 2011 “as a outcomes of folk-versus-wildlife conflict the effect farmers retaliate against leopards preying on their cattle.”
Harnas added: “The mom used to be shot but she had a cub and so the cub got here to us. He is to claim the least rather a character and an amazing looking leopard.”
Sadly, Hellboy is now now not a candidate for release because he used to be hand raised and has lost his alarm of folk.“And as such he would possibly perchance well well well come into conflict with farmers,” Harnas stated.