16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cheetah and cub

They were standing on a mound in a big open field. Mom is very watchful and we follow her gaze to a leopard in a tree in the distance. We were told that cheetah cubs are picked off in large numbers. Hard to raise a cheetah youngster there.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Botswana
Copyright: © Connie Bowen