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was also great friends with the deer ; he used to stalk the deer and suddenly jump on his back with his foreleg over the shoulder in true leopard manner , and the deer would then shake him off and butt him round and round the compound ...
whole time intently at the carcass and then suddenly with no warning , without my seeing a movement of his approach , there was the leopard standing upright a few , yards from me , staring straight into my eyes .
wounded leopard was growling so that we knew it was still alive . Engelbrecht then cut down a sapling and said that he would climb on to the boulder and poke the leopard out with the sapling so that I could get a shot at it .
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