Papa was a rolling stone by Alan Mattison

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taken at Ree Safari park in Denmark with a Nikon D700 and a 510mm lens


cheetah cub, wildlife


  • Callum Brown
    Callum Brownover 3 years ago

    Nice work,,,, Well done

  • thank you very much Callum!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Heidi Mooney-Hill
    Heidi Mooney-Hillover 3 years ago

    Hi Alan, I had to fav this. Collecting wild animals to paint and then maybe make a calender, we’ll see

  • thanks a lot for the fav. heidi, lets see how your painting goes!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Spadecaller
    Spadecallerover 3 years ago

    Fine image!

  • thank you very much!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 3 years ago

    Beautiful “kitty”…lovely light!

  • I don’t know abouit kitty Dottie! would you like him purring on your lap?thanks

    – Alan Mattison

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMaineover 3 years ago

    Cheetahs are one of my favorite animals, although I have never seen one “live”. This is close to my favorite of all the images I have seen. It’s simply stunning, Alan! The lighting is perfect, and I just love the way the background highlights all the little tufts of fur! Excellent, Alan! A fave of course!

  • your comment is perfect too Mary!!so pleased you like it so much, thank you

    – Alan Mattison

  • Kratos
    Kratosover 3 years ago

    Such a sweet looking little one…not so cuddly all grown up, though!

  • the adult ones are reasonably tame as long as they know you, the zoo director goes in every day and lets them run after him for the visitors entertainment!!thanks Laurie!1

    – Alan Mattison

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerover 3 years ago

    Great capture … Featured 11-19-10

  • thank you so much for featuring my cheetah cub in the group, barbara!!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 3 years ago

    Magnificent capture! Congrats on the feature!

  • thank you on both scores Angie!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • joycee
    joyceeover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture Alan.

  • glad you like it Joyce!!

    – Alan Mattison

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