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Cheetah called Mia

By Lillian  
Home and very exhausted from two days at WHF in Kent
stayed in a lodge overnight on the premises...brilliant experience

So many photos... 3 x 32 gb cards!! all hand held and in Raw format!!

Starting with Mia who let me share her enclosure...Wink
V2 Mia and I together
V3 Mia deciding if I was a worthy breakfast

Versions 2 and 3 taken with 60D Canon

Thank you for stopping by

many thanks to Kathryn, Colleen, Maureen and Becky for your Awards on the tiger


Tags: General Kent Cheetah Whf Wildlife and nature Lillian

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23 Jun 2014 9:41PM
Brilliant Lillian. I can only see one so I will pop back in a bit. Cathy

All there now! Wow you could not get any closer!

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gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
23 Jun 2014 9:43PM
This is a beautiful image Lillian, the clarity is amazing. - gary
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 146 16 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2014 9:44PM
Excellent Lillian, super looking CheetahSmile

netta1234 5 382 2 Wales
23 Jun 2014 9:47PM
Oh Waaw!!!!Lillian you are very brave.
Brilliant set of imagesSmile
gwynn56 5 87 England
23 Jun 2014 9:48PM
beautiful set of images SmileSmileSmile
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
23 Jun 2014 9:48PM
Wow, what an experience Lillian !
She is a Beauty !

23 Jun 2014 9:52PM
What a wonderful experience.

A fine capture too of this graceful big cat.

tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2014 9:57PM
You captured a wonderful cat here Lillian

One to treasure methinks

morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2014 10:02PM
Outstanding set of images Lillian, what an experience to actually be in the enclosure with her

23 Jun 2014 10:03PM
Super set of images Lillian, like them all,
23 Jun 2014 10:08PM
Outstanding set of images, Lillian. Top class. The interaction with a top predator at such close quarters is unbelievable.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
23 Jun 2014 10:11PM

love the pictures!
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
23 Jun 2014 10:13PM
V1 is a superb image. V2 and V3 - rather you than me.Smile
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
23 Jun 2014 10:19PM
Some experience !! Lillian.
23 Jun 2014 10:23PM
wow wonderful experience and one i'd love too! superb set
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2014 10:23PM


love the pictures!

Yes I was stroking her Jennn, that photo is on another camera..and they will email it to me
really was a day of unexpected pleasures...went in with many of the follow
when processed...
will catch up tomorrow everyone
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2014 10:25PM
Wow, what an experience.
ugly 9 9 57 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2014 10:37PM
very nice work..

23 Jun 2014 10:51PM
Lovely pictures of a rare experience.

Either she has just eaten or there will be more cheetahs soon!
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2014 11:11PM
What a privilege Lillian, a wonderful experience for you. Look forward to seeing more.
Peter GrinGrinGrinGrin
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
23 Jun 2014 11:17PM
This is what you call getting in close and personal Lillian !!
Good shots.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2014 11:18PM
V1 superb Lillian but my goodness you are brave in V2 and V3!
Can anybody go in with the animals or just people like you who have
a real understanding of their habits?
Kate GrinGrinGrin
A really superb set of images

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
24 Jun 2014 12:52AM
A wonderful set of images. You are certainly brave.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 1:12AM
Images to treasure...

Regards Nathan GrinGrin
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 2:10AM
Beautiful and inspiring! (Each shot got my heart racing...)
Soul stirring images! You are brave! Grin
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
24 Jun 2014 5:43AM
Superb captures, you must have had a wonderful experience, Lillian, and with so many photographs to show us , looking forward to more Smile Carol
24 Jun 2014 6:12AM
How envious am I!!!! You lucky lucky lady. Amazing photos and an amazing experience. Love them all but V3 for me. How awesome to be that close GrinGrin

Nigeve1 Plus
4 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 6:19AM
Amazing experience, great image V1.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 7:02AM
you are featured e2 piccy at the moment...
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 7:22AM
How lovely to get so close to Mia she's beautiful.Smile
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
24 Jun 2014 7:33AM
They leave the oldies alone... they're just a bit too tough!!! TongueGrinGrin

Beautifully done, Lillian. No problems with that lens on this one... and 3 cards-worth handheld ... money well-spent.

fentiger 16 916 24 England
24 Jun 2014 7:34AM
Top class photography.

CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 9:11AM
My favourite big cat Lillian and how wonderful to be so up close and personal with her. V1 is superb and as for V2 and V3 I am very jealousTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueGrinGrinGrin
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
24 Jun 2014 1:30PM
SO COOL to be able to get that close to a cheetah! WOW SmileSmileSmile

Super shots, Lillian.

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
24 Jun 2014 2:51PM
How very elegant Mia is Smile A wonderful set of images, Lillian, lucky you having the opportunity to be there - I'd want to stroke her if I were there! Smile Love V3, looks like the two of you are having a conversation!! Grin
Trev Smile
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
24 Jun 2014 3:07PM
Great series of shots Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
24 Jun 2014 4:03PM
Oh Mamma.............GrinGrinGrin
24 Jun 2014 4:05PM
Superb images, Lillian - what an experience that must have been.

24 Jun 2014 5:08PM
Absolutely stunning images. Mia is gorgeous and you can see she is friendly. (I think).

JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 5:22PM

Quote:This is what you call getting in close and personal Lillian !!
Good shots.

Mick took the words out of my mouth!
What a wonderful experience
Mike_Smith Plus
10 430 1 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 6:27PM
Wow stunning shots Lillian, amazing experience for you. I have that lens you just got, and its never off me camera
24 Jun 2014 7:09PM
Stunning captures Lillian, how nice it must have been getting that close Smile
capto Plus
5 4.8k 8 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 7:28PM
V1 is gorgeous, 2 & 3 make me nervous.Smile

danbrann 13 636 17
24 Jun 2014 7:30PM
Outstanding Lillian.
26 Jun 2014 5:21PM
Fantastic Lillian, love the way she is looking at you in V3.


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