21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A curious cat

I spent my Summer in South Africa for a college internship. I worked at a cheetah conservation that is working to restore the depleting numbers of cheetahs in the wild. While on a hike within the conservation, this cheetah was watching our approach with a unique expression.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Rustenburg, South Africa
Copyright: © Darian Gossett