The feminine leopard and male black panther have been a pair for 4 years, however Mithun has been watching them for for much longer.
He instructed My Fashionable Met:
The female Cleopatra has been a heartthrob of Kabini since 2009. I’ve followed her for 12 years now—ever since she was a tiny cub. The panther Saaya entered our lives in 2014 as a sub-adult shy cat trying to establish territory.