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"He's right behind you!"


Posted by Marc on Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:26 am

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A male Cheetah hot on the tail of an adult male Grant's Gazelle, it was all over in just 12 secs.

Namiri Plains, Eastern Serengeti- TZ

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Nikon D500
Nikkor 500E PF FL VR f/5.6
f/5.6
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Cropped around 40% for impact.

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by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:13 am
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Wow- how to capture the moment! You really had to be quick to get this one. This is just an amazing shot-how unique to see the Cheetah right behind, seen through the antlers.
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by david fletcher on Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:26 am
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Striking image Marc. Good crop choice!
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:19 am
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Amazing chase capture, Marc, and what a moment to get the cheetah placed so perfectly behind its quarry and between the horns!

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by John Spreitzer on Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:38 pm
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Stunning and amazing capture Marc!! Thanks for sharing the video too! The kind of stuff that really gets the heart racing.
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by dianarebman on Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:48 pm
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Amazing capture of this action!!
 

by Ron Day on Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:00 pm
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Wow, fantastic image, Marc!
 

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