Its a rarity to see a cheetah climb or attempt to climb a tree. This lady could only hang on for a few seconds as she attempted to look around.

Phinda Private Reserve, South Africa

Acinonyx jubatus

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II ,Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM 1/200s f/5.6 at 400.0mm iso200

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I am an amateur photographer with a love of travel. I mostly enjoy landscape and wildlife photography. I live in California which provides a great deal of opportunities for great photography.

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  • chrythmnove
    chrythmnoveover 3 years ago

    He’s beautiful! U almost look higher up in the tree! lol

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 3 years ago

  • Meladana
    Meladanaover 3 years ago

    An awesome shot! Really love it! A fav for me :))

  • Thank you, again :)

    – Michael Moss

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumover 3 years ago

    Congratulations, wonderful image, 31/01/3011..Shirley

  • Many thanks ofr the feature :)

    – Michael Moss

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 3 years ago

    January 30,2011

  • Many thanks for the feature :)

    – Michael Moss

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumover 3 years ago

    You are very welcome Michael it is such a fantastic picture… Shirley

  • murals2go
    murals2goover 3 years ago

    Wow! My kittens do that to my legs, but painfully they hang on FOREVER!!! This is a great shot!, Birg

  • Thank you :)

    – Michael Moss

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 3 years ago

    Great shot !

    31 January 2011 … one image a day

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesover 3 years ago


  • dedmanshootn
    dedmanshootnover 3 years ago

    very dynamic pose!

  • Thank you :)

    – Michael Moss

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