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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Gazelle running for its life with cheetah behind and cubs watching

The Thomson's gazelle was grazing while the cheetah sneaked low in the grass, leaving her two cubs behind. Once started, the chase lasted 13sec, before the cheetah gave away. The two cubs were watching carefully. Background; lots of non-caring Gnus.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Tanzania
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Irit Abramovich