17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cub taking a rest from play

Went off trail with guide in Serengeti and this Cheetah was protecting her 6 cubs so did not leave. Incredible experience Guide remarked this was a first time in his 30 plus years on the job.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Serengeti, Tanzania
Camera: NIKON D5000
Copyright: © Margaret Beswick