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Young and Vulnerable
Photograph by Anup and Manoj Shah

A fluffy gray mantle and patches of tall grass help a cub hide on the open savanna. If a lion discovers a cheetah's lair, it will kill the cubs, so the mother cheetah constantly moves her family.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS-1V
Film:  Fujichrome Velvia
Lens: 400mm
Speed and F-stop: 1/60 @ f/5.6
Weather: Clear
Time of day: Dawn
Lighting: Natural light


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