Saturday, November 16, 2013
Nature photographer captures big cats in the wild, and heartbreak of their disappearance
(CBS News) NEW YORK Here's something you don't see very often: a photograph of a cougar, in Griffith Park in Los Angeles, beneath the Hollywood sign -- an image that will appear in next month's National Geographic. Cougars are nocturnal and seldom seen. So how did they get that picture?
National Geographic photographer Steve Winter has spent most of his adult life, shooting just about every kind of wild cat on the planet.
Yet he maintains a childlike enthusiasm, even at New York's Central Park Zoo, watching the baby snow leopards.cbsnews.com