Cheetahs

These cheetahs were photographed on the Maasai Mara of Kenya in February, 2010. They are the same cheetahs that appeared in Disney's feature film about African Cats. However, it may be interesting to note that cheetahs are not felines but rather belong to the canine family as their claws are not retractable. The 3 adolescents will watch and wait while their mother hunts one final kill but while they are distracted with this feast their mother will sneak off and leave them to fend for themselves as adults.

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