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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mamma-cub love

After the Cheetah mummy and the cub had finished eating, they were relaxing and half-asleep. We watched them for nearly 45 minutes when the cub got up and started licking his mom - as if trying to clean all the blood and meat particles hanging on her face. Such love between the mother and her cub!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: South Africa
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © Surabhi Jain