18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cheetah Family at Hillside

Photo show a cheetah Mom and her three cubs. Cheetah Mama stands on a termite nest and looks the surrounding very carefully before their next move. The cheetah cubs are very vulnerable at this stage to the other predators such as lions and hyenas. These cheetah cubs survival rate are very low in the nature.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Masai Mara national reserve, Kenya
Camera: Canon EOS 5DS R
Copyright: © Zhugang Zheng