Tanzania Ndutu – Cheetahs hunting

  • 3 subadults with their Mum
    • 3 subadults with their Mum
  • spotting around for food
    • spotting around for food
  • A young Thomson’s Gazelle
    • A young Thomson's Gazelle
  • was hiding in the grass.
    • was hiding in the grass.
  • There is strength in numbers
    • There is strength in numbers
  • the young Thomson’s Gazelle
    • the young Thomson's Gazelle
  • can’t escape!
    • can't escape!
  • He is stopped in his run
    • He is stopped in his run
  • while they gather
    • while they gather
  • to present it like a trophy!
    • to present it like a trophy!
  • They choose the best place
    • They choose the best place
  • to make a « picnic »
    • to make a "picnic"
  • to savour their meal
    • to savour their meal
  • & then lick their faces to clean
    • & then lick their faces to clean
  • 1 small Gazelle is not enough
    • 1 small Gazelle is not enough
  • to feed all of them
    • to feed all of them
  • The Mum does not interfere
    • The Mum does not interfere
  • when they miss the prey,
    • when they miss the prey,
  • they are young (about 1 year)
    • they are young (about 1 year)
  • & must learn how to hunt
    • & must learn how to hunt
  • to get their autonomy
    • to get their autonomy
  • & be able to capture preys
    • & be able to capture preys
  • Mum Cheetah is coming
    • Mum Cheetah is coming
  • to join her cubs
    • to join her cubs