Leopards - 21st Century Cats
BBC Natural World Special. Leopards are one of India's most powerful predators. Built for strength rather than speed, they hunt in the shadows and ambush their prey. In an ever shrinking world, their lives are colliding with people - attacks are reported regularly and hundreds of these big cats are stoned, trapped or shot. What is it like living with these animals on your doorstep, and for the leopards, what does it take to survive in a world of over a billion people?
Directed by Steve Gooder and edited by Rupert Troskie, and presented by Rom Whitaker, this one-hour documentary produced by Icon Films was first broadcast on BBC Two at 9 pm on 17th May 2013.
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Leopards: 21st Century Cats has been nominated for three awards at Wildscreen Festival 2014:
Discovery People and Nature Award
Doghouse Editing Award