21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Artistic
Looking for shade

The two cheetahs had just been chased off a zebra that they had caught by a lion and they were looking for shelter from the hot Sun in order to recover from their wasted efforts. I wanted to capture a sense of the heat and lack of available shade.

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Date Taken: 11.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Kenya
Copyright: © Alan Smith