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These three Black backed Jackals were harassing the Cheetah, and were trying to make it hunt in order to scrounge a free meal. They persistently followed the cat and ironically ruined any potential opportunities for a meal by making their presence noticed by the impala that were grazing nearby.
All three momentarily lined up behind the Cheetah allowing for this shot.
Thanks for looking,
Lee

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:500mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:THE CHEETAH AND THE JACKALS
Username:LeeFisher LeeFisher
Uploaded:19 May 2013 - 7:37 PM
Tags:Big cat, Black backed jackal, Cat, Cheetah, Jackal, Kenya, Masai mara, Safari, Wildlife / nature
Votes:83

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 7:43 PM

Stunning camera work, Lee - sensational detail and dof.
Sylvia

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 7:48 PM

A perfect big cat pose Lee

Adrian

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JohnoP
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19 May 2013 - 7:58 PM

What a most opportune moment Lee. Just brilliant! John SmileSmile

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 8:02 PM

Stunning.

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Take-a-View
19 May 2013 - 8:28 PM

Brilliant

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 8:32 PM

Brilliant - a really outstanding image Lee.
Brian.

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 8:36 PM

Nice one Lee. Nicely lined up.

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Samuel_Aron
19 May 2013 - 8:49 PM

Magnificent image.

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 8:58 PM

Excellent work mate Wink
Steve

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johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 8:59 PM

Just a super image with everything going for it including that editors award. Well done.

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 9:02 PM

Just superb.
David

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 9:10 PM

Outstanding shot
Lillian

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LeeFisher
LeeFisher e2 Member 559 forum postsLeeFisher vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 9:14 PM

Thanks to everyone for the clicks and feedback. Also thanks to John, Heather, Brian and David for the user awards. All are greatly appreciated Smile And finally big thanks to Pete for the EC...
All gratefully received Smile
Lee

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Nigel_95
Nigel_95 e2 Member 8260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 9:35 PM

Wonderful shot. Congratulations on it and on the well deserved EC award.

Nigel

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dave1967
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19 May 2013 - 9:41 PM

Superb shot
Dave

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iancatch
iancatch  7 England45 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 9:47 PM

Stunning

Ian

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 10:16 PM

Superb Lee. Congrats on well deserved awards.
Ron

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104018 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 10:30 PM

I think people like this one .......Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile

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LeeFisher
LeeFisher e2 Member 559 forum postsLeeFisher vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2013 - 11:15 PM

Thanks everyone, and thanks Ian for the UA. Smile

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 12:41 AM

Fabulous. Incredible to have them posed the way they are and then to have captured it all so well. Amazing!!!........Sandy

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Shane136
Shane136  1163 forum posts United Kingdom
20 May 2013 - 7:20 AM

Nice shot, well taken

Shane

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ColleenA
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20 May 2013 - 7:52 AM

WOW Wow wow....stunning capture....so impressive

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 1:49 PM

This is wildlife photography at its best Lee, superb in every quarter
David

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LeeFisher
LeeFisher e2 Member 559 forum postsLeeFisher vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 6:13 PM

Thanks all and big thanks to Amanda for the GEA and Sylvia for the user award Smile
Lee

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DaveBartlett
20 May 2013 - 9:35 PM

Great placement of the animals - absolute belter!

Dave

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rounakrocks36
21 May 2013 - 5:57 AM

fantastic click . . .
I loved the pose . . .

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PhilSingleton
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24 May 2013 - 8:39 PM

Gret image Lee, very well captured.

Phil.

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