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Photograph by Anup and Manoj Shah

A cub's playful antics don't distract mother cheetah from scanning the plains for threats—or a meal. Finding and securing food requires a day's worth of energy and constant surveillance, a highly honed hunting tactic Amani will teach her young so they can survive on their own.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS-1V
Film: Fujichrome  Velvia
Lens: 600mm
Speed and F-stop: 1/250 @ f/5.6
Weather: Clear and sunny
Time of day: Early morning
Lighting: Natural light


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