Editor’s note: Every Friday we feature a story from the Safari Magazine archives. This exciting account of a leopard hunt in Zambia was originally printed in the July/August 1992 issue of Safari Magazine. The skull of the leopard in this story measured nearly 17 inches and was the Zambian record for 1990. Enjoy the adventure.
Bordering the South Luangwa National Park on the southwestern side lies a stretch of land known as the Chisomo hunting area. The Luangwa, one of the major Zambian rivers, runs through this wild, unspoiled area of ancient Africa. It is one of those places of which the African dream consists. Our camp, on the banks of the Luangwa, offered a spectacular view of the river and the setting of the Africa sun beyond the craggy horizon. It is here, in pristine paradise that you will find a sand river meandering though the bush, known as the Musansara. Continue reading SCI Flashback Friday – Monster of the Musansara