Lunchtime for Cheetahs

Here is a sequence of a cheetah stalking, catching and killing a gazelle from our recent visit to the Mara North Conservancy in Kenya:

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First she spies an animal that bears scrutiny. She gets low to the ground.

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It doesn’t take long to draw a crowd, which is keeping a respectful distance.

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And the chase is on. It’s going to be the guy with the antlers.

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Closing the gap.

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This will just about do it.

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And it’s lunchtime for the cheetah and her two young male cubs.

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