For many of the guests visiting us here at Kapama Private Game Reserve, it is their first visit to the African continent. They are always so excited to see the variety of wildlife the Reserve has to offer. Many of the wildlife species our guests know from documentaries but some they still get confused with or swap the names around, especially when it comes to the spotted cats. The two that get swopped around the most when seen while out on a game drive are the Leopard and Cheetah.
Because both of them are fairly difficult to find while out on safari, our guests are generally quite confused as to which one is which. I decided to talk a little bit about the main obvious differences between them and also some not so noticeable differences!
Here are a couple of the main differences listed from most noticeable to least: