Cheetahs drinking at Urikaruus waterhole

by Jenny
(West Rand)

Cheetah mother and cubs

Cheetah mother and cubs

We normally wake up just before the sun rises but this particular day we slept in. At 07H00 I got up looked out the cabin window and saw this cheetah mother and cubs drinking! You can imagine the rushing around! Fortunately we had left our cameras set up on the tripods so we could just start shooting.

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Feb 16, 2015
by: Rake

Wow.. You guys were so lucky enough to get this rare shot. Usually cheetahs won’t be wandering around with their cubs in the open like that. And it is indeed a great shot that you got in the early time of the day.

Apr 20, 2010
What a site to wake up to!
by: Carl

The waterholes in the Aoub river are nearlly all on the west so when the cheetahs are most active you are shooting into the sun. The lighting here is perfect, well done on a great picture!

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