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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 (Acinonyx jubatus), Cheetah Conservation Fund, Namibia, Africa

Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/250 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 250
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Comments

  • A.M. Ruttle
    A.M. Ruttleover 4 years ago

    Terrific, Konstantinos! AMR

  • Thanks a lot mate!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsover 4 years ago

    Superb, excellent panning and a great capture!

  • Many thanks David for the continuous support!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • xxnatbxx
    xxnatbxxover 4 years ago

    great action shot

  • Thank you Nat!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • photosbytony
    photosbytonyover 4 years ago

    Justa great shot and it looks like he was at top speed!!!! Tony

  • Thanks a lot Tony!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Ken Thomas Photography
    Ken Thomas Pho...over 4 years ago

    Awesome action capture!!

  • Thank you very much Ken!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerover 4 years ago


    Your Hosts: Jo and Barb

  • My pleasure Barb!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • BigCatPhotos
    BigCatPhotosover 4 years ago

    This is just beautiful, what a lovely shot. Great action shot.

  • Thanks a lot BigCatPhotos!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Martin Smart
    Martin Smartover 4 years ago

    Great action shot Kon!

  • Many thanks Martin, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Ken McElroy
    Ken McElroyover 4 years ago

  • Thank you very much Ken, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • bazcelt
    bazceltover 4 years ago

    beautiful shot, beautiful animal. congrats on feature!

  • Thank you Bazcelt!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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