19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
family time

Early morning first light ,two cheetah cubs playing in the savanna , their mother siligi is nearby watching them. after a while they are deciding to join her and play together. the photos taken in masai mara ,Kenya on june 2021. few minutes after the sunrise we came across family of chaeta's, mother with total 4 cubs she had another cub but he was killed by a male lion. we stayed with them 20 magical minutes watching the cubs playing together and with their mother, truly one of the most magnificent scenes I ever experienced.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2021
Date Uploaded: 08.2021
Photo Location: masai mara, Kenya
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © dudu chen