"Spotted Lightning" Eco Tote Bag – Small


Whether you're running errands or embarking on an adventure, take your love for big cats on the go with this eco-conscious tote bag. Made from 100% certified organic cotton and printed with one of Jonathan and Angela Scott's striking wildlife portraits, this roomy bag fits groceries, books, and so much more. The photograph, "Spotted Lightning," is of Shakira the cheetah. Shakira was one of the Scotts' all time favorite cheetah mothers. At the time they were filming Big Cat Live for the BBC in 2008, Shakira had given birth to a litter of six cubs not far from the Governor’s Camp airstrip.

• 100% certified organic cotton 3/1 twill
• Fabric weight: 8 oz/yd² (272 g/m²)
• Dimensions: 16″ × 14 ½″ × 5″ (40.6 cm × 35.6 cm × 12.7 cm)
• Weight limit: 30 lbs (13.6 kg)
• 1″ (2.5 cm) wide dual straps, 24.5″ (62.2 cm) length
• Open main compartment

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In an effort to observe more sustainable business practices, all Big Cat People merchandise is made-to-order. For this reason, it takes us a bit longer to deliver it to you. Fulfillment will happen as efficiently as possible, but please allow 2-4 weeks of processing and shipping time before you receive your order. We appreciate your patience and we thank you you for making thoughtful purchasing decisions! Shipping prices are calculated based on your shipping address and will be shown at checkout.

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Choose Your Favorite Big Cat

Time and time again, the big cats are Jonathan & Angela Scott's favorite creatures in the Mara. Now you too can represent your favorite big cat with pride, whether it's the lion, leopard or cheetah—or perhaps all three!

The Perfect Gift for Yourself or a Friend

It's hard to imagine a more perfect gift for a loved one (or for yourself!) than a beautiful glimpse of nature. Whether it's a striking landscape, an elegant wild creature, or an adorable young one—there's a gift for everyone on your list. 

Evoke the Magic of the Natural World

Whether it's the breathtaking savannah of the Maasai Mara or the beautiful frozen desert of Antarctica, welcome the magic of nature into your everyday life. What better way to remember and celebrate the wonders of our natural world.

Organic Cotton Material

With sustainability and the health of our planet in mind, each and every material product is made from 100% certified organic cotton. Organic cotton uses fewer resources and is grown without farming practices that rely on harsh chemicals and harmful pesticides.

You Shop, We Give

We're committed to giving back so for every purchase we donate 1% to organizations we support within the ethos of The Sacred Nature Initiative.

Eco Conscious

Whenever possible, all of our products are made from sustainable sources such as organic cotton or recycled materials.


Each and every one of our products are custom made-to-order. Making products on demand instead of in bulk helps reduce overproduction, keeping sustainability in mind.