A leopardess catches a puku and quickly drags it up a tree to evade the clutches of a nearby hyena. But she?s not out of the woods yet ? a male leopard has spotted her and he wants in.
Malika is the leopard queen of Africa's Luangwa River--the resident of a six square mile sector of Zambia for five years and counting. While she is the top hunter in her realm, her skills have attracted the unwanted attention of a pack of bandit hyenas and a large male leopard looking to steal her hard-earned conquests. Follow this master huntress as she shifts tactics and targets from day to night in order to make enough kills for herself and her cub.
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