Gotcha! by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
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Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), being the fastest mammal on earth (it can develop an up to 110 km/hour speed limit), is by far the best hunter among the African big cats. Its successful attempts are mostly due to cheetah ’s approaching the prey hidden and certainly due to its unrivalled speed.
Cheetah Conservation Fund, Namibia, Africa

Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm at 260 mm, 1/1000 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 250
© Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.


Featured in 3 groups:
“Top Shelf Wildlife”
“Love These Creatures”
“Wild Cats In Their Environment”

Views 282 / Favorited by 7 people / April 29, 2013

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Comments

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 2 years ago

    Outstanding capture beautiful.

  • Thank you very much Julie!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Dorothy Thomson
    Dorothy Thomsonalmost 2 years ago

    Fantastic capture!! Fav.

  • Thanks a lot Dorothy!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • vadim19
    vadim19almost 2 years ago

    great capture!

  • Many tahnks my friend!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonalmost 2 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work
    .

  • Thank you Ann!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Michael  Moss
    Michael Mossalmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you Mike!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • jozi1
    jozi1almost 2 years ago

    Awesome,Kon :)

  • Thanks a lot Tony!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 2 years ago

    2013/04/07 1 × 24hrs

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 2 years ago


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  • Thank you very much for the feature Maggie, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • David Clarke
    David Clarkealmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you David!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Yukondick
    Yukondickalmost 2 years ago

    I can’t outrun a bear so wouldn’t even try a cheetah. Great catch and beautifully presented

  • Thank you very much!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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