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A pair of cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) cubs running back to their mother in the Ngorongoro Crater.

Ngorongoro Crater

Camera Info
Canon 40D
Canon 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS USM at 380mm
ISO 200, 1/1000 sec at f/8.0

Featured in All Things in the Natural World, Animals of Africa – Best of the Best, Big Cats and Flora and Fauna of South Africa

Top Ten in “Siblings” challenge for Amazing Wildlife

127 views (6 Jan 2011)


ngorongoro, crater, tanzania, africa, safari, cheetah, cub, baby, wildlife

Scott is a part-time freelance photographer based in Adelaide (South Australia). He is passionate about shooting a range of subjects, from macros and wildlife to landscapes and portraits. Scott enjoys travelling and capturing the world as he sees it through his photos. His recent trips have taken him throughout areas of Australia, Africa and the Middle East. He has been a successful exhibitor in both local and national photographic competitions, having won numerous awards for his endeavours.

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  • Digidi
    Digidialmost 4 years ago

    how cute, should have bought one or two home with you LOL

  • hehe, it was tempting ;) … but then I’d have had their mother to deal with… don’t think I could outrun her!

    – Scott Carr

  • byronbackyard
    byronbackyardalmost 4 years ago

    Oh they are just so gorgeous, great shot!

  • They were adorable. There were actually 3 of them, but the 3rd one was just out of frame in this shot.

    – Scott Carr

  • Barb Leopold
    Barb Leopoldalmost 4 years ago

    OMG, where did you see these lovely babies Scott??

  • Sorry Barb, was a bit slack on the decription when I first upped this. It’s all up to date now :) This was in the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania.

    – Scott Carr

  • KathyT
    KathyTalmost 4 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous. Lovely image.

  • Thank you Kathy :)

    – Scott Carr

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Moorealmost 4 years ago

    11/8/10 one a day with a 20 limit

  • jozi1
    jozi1almost 4 years ago

    Great shot scott

  • Evita
    Evitaalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work !!! Congratulations on your feature November 8,2010

  • Dawn M. Becker
    Dawn M. Beckeralmost 4 years ago

    So adorable…great capture :o)

  • marella
    marellaalmost 4 years ago

  • Anna Ryan
    Anna Ryanalmost 4 years ago

    This is just SO cute.

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