1. Bella with her two cubs
In 2000, whilst filming Shadow and her cub Safi, we came across another leopard with a young cub. Four years later this female became our main leopard character Bella.
Her two tiny youngsters, a male and a female, were enchanting. Throughout the series, they were pitted against almost daily perils. Having survived storm, flood and baboon attack, and learned some critical survival skills, the cubs were doing surprisingly well by the end of the series.
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