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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, 1/1000 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 250
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  • DragonflyDancer
    DragonflyDancerover 4 years ago

    Awesome capture, Konstantinos! Sharp details, beautiful light, nice eye contact!

  • Thanks a lot Sabrina!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerover 4 years ago


    Your Hosts: Jo and Barb

  • Bradley Nichol
    Bradley Nicholover 4 years ago
    • Nicely done.
  • Thanks Bradley!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 4 years ago


    Mary

  • Thank you very much Mary!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Kelly Robinson
    Kelly Robinsonover 4 years ago

    Perfect pose

  • Thanks a lot Kelly!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful!!!

  • Thank you Lorilee!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • SandraRos
    SandraRosabout 4 years ago

  • Many thanks Sandra, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you Ray!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • JaniceMachado
    JaniceMachadoalmost 4 years ago


    Thanks for submitting your work in
    Pets Need A Hug

  • My pleasure Janice!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Olitto
    Olittoalmost 4 years ago

  • My pleasure Olitto!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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