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Can you spot the leopard? If you can, take a bow

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published : May 16, 2019, 3:00 pm IST
Updated : May 16, 2019, 3:00 pm IST

Natural camouflage increases animals' chances of survival.

The photograph posted by Saurabh Desai of a camouflaged snow leopard recently went viral. (Photo: Instagram I Saurabh Desai)
 The photograph posted by Saurabh Desai of a camouflaged snow leopard recently went viral. (Photo: Instagram I Saurabh Desai)

Mumbai: A photograph of a camouflaged snow leopard lying on a rocky mountain recently went viral on the internet. Saurabh Desai, a wildlife photographer posted a photograph titled 'art of camouflage' on his Instagram profile. He had taken it during his visit to the Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Art of camouflage...

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It didn't take long for the photograph to go viral as it has received around more than 17,000 likes. It is extremely difficult for people to spot the animal at first glance. This is why it is being shared extensively over various platforms of social media.

Saurabh Desai, who goes by the user name of  'visual_poetries' on Instagram has posted a series of photographs from his visit to Spiti valley which features the fauna of Spiti valley.

True to their reputation snow leopards are known as 'ghosts of the mountains'.

Tags: snow leopard, camouflage, spiti valley, himachal pradesh
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)