Cheetahs Hunting

Got to watch four cheetahs hunting for gazelle and reed bucks. Mom was teaching her three sons to hunt. The strategy was Mom would chase the antelope toward the sons and they would take it down. They tried twice. Mom chased the antelope toward the sons, but they missed both times. Part of the problem was they would not cross the water and gave up. In the end, they rested on a termite mound and crept away when the neighboring lion pride took an interest.

Eyeing the prey

Eyeing the prey

Running toward the prey and river

Running toward the prey and river

Double back

Double back

Wrong side of the river

Wrong side of the river

Chasing to the left

Chasing to the left

Chasing to the right

Chasing to the right

Resting after losing prey

Resting after losing prey

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One Response to Cheetahs Hunting

  1. Alicia says:

    Stunning photography and composition of the images. What a treat to get such a first-hand view of your safari!

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