Photo Contest Home
Cheetah
Photographer: Barbara Fleming
Location: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Story: 
We came upon a beautiful Female Cheetah with two small cubs. They had all been feeding on a wildebeest kill and were taking a break when I captured this shot. Since Cheetah are not good at climbing, cubs are left alone in the grasses of the savanna while their mother hunts, leaving them vulnerable to many types of predators. Despite this, it is believed that Cheetah numbers are growing slowly in the Serengeti.
Digital Alterations: 
Minor adjustments to color and light. Cropped
Camera Information: Nikon D300 with a Nikon 500mm lens; beanbag supported
Special Equipment: