20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A bone to pick

A cheetah cub carrying the leg bone of its mother's kill. We were watching the cheetah mother and two cubs resting in the shade of a bush. One of the cubs got up, walked over to the recent kill and picked up a leg bone.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2022
Date Uploaded: 10.2022
Photo Location: N/A, Tanzania
Camera: Canon EOS R5
Copyright: © Wayne Simpson