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Cheetah 8148-9

This cheetah (duma in Swahili) had just killed a gazelle (swala in Swahili) on the Serengeti in Tanzania, Africa. A spotted hyena (fisi in Swahili) stole the Cheetah's dinner and the cheetah did not put up a fight, giving up the meal rather than risk injury. Here the cheetah is intently watching the hyena with the kill.

Technical: Canon 1D Mark II 8-megapixel camera, Canon 500 mm f/4 L IS lens plus a Canon 2x teleconverter giving 1,000 mm at f/8. Exposure: 1/100 second at ISO 100. This is a 2 frame mosaic, with the second frame covering the tail area. Final image: 9283 x 4500 pixels.

Wild and free. No calls or bait were used to acquire this image.

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