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We remember back when Snooki first got her sexy winged leopard queen tattoo on her arm, a bold choice of ink for this fabulous mama meatball. It makes sense she would choose a ferocious and proud leopard, as she loves animals and animal print, and she explained its meaning back in January.

Snooks got this tat after the Jersey Shore Season 6 reunion, and “it represents being a strong independent woman.” The leopard print was because she loves the pattern, and “the crown represents being a queen and being fabulous, and the wings represent everyone who has passed in my family." Aww.

She recently Instgrammed this up-close pic of her tattoo, captioning it, “I love my leopard queen.” We’ve never seen it this close before, and it’s cool to see the details! Plus, Snooki looks gorgeous in this shot that’s been softened around the edges.

We wonder if she’ll get any more tattoos soon. She also has a very big and elaborate one of her right shoulder — an orange-and-fuschia design of a crown on top of a bow — in addition to six others! She’s even thinking of getting a matching “Lorenzo” tattoo with fiancé Jionni, which will be the beginning of a design that will include all of the names of their future children.

What do you think of Snooki’s leopard queen tattoo? Do you like it, or is it not your fav? Share below!