14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Thirsty Cheetah

We spent hours tracking this guy and his brother in Phinda Preserve. They finally came out of the bush and wandered to one of the few watering holes. Neither would drink at the same time--one always on alert.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Phinda, South Africa
Copyright: © Kerie Wilson