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The Hunt:take 2

By rogerfry
I uploaded a version of this before, but this time I've included some versions of the hunt in progress.

V1 is the end of the chase, when the zebra managed to escape, so no worries for the zebra lovers out there!

V2 shows the cheetahs making the decision to go, and V3 shows the first cheetah starting the chase. The next few shots show various stages of the hunt in progress, with the last shot(V8) showing the cheetahs watching the zebra vanish into the distance, while they sit there wondering where it all went wrong!

Tags: Cheetah Zebra Masai mara Wildlife and nature Cheetah hunting

Voters: robertjhook, Brian65, jennialexander and 15 more

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Brian65 11 2 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2011 1:26PM
WOW!! Roger you never fail to impress.
Brian
User_Removed 12 26 2 United States
27 Mar 2011 5:14PM
Incredible series! V2 and 5 my favorites - v2 shows that almost sinister pose they have. Great shots and although I know cheetahs have to eat, I am glad the zebra got away.
Christina
prabhusinha 13 5 5 India
27 Mar 2011 5:45PM
Awesome series.
27 Mar 2011 6:36PM
That's action photography! Great reportage.
JNC
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16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
27 Mar 2011 7:12PM
wonderful set...it just takes you there...V3 is a fine catch Smile

ps glad the zebra got away too!! Grin
Ray42 12 3 England
28 Mar 2011 7:09AM
A wonderful all action hunt - an incredible series
28 Mar 2011 8:24AM
Morning Roger,This is totally fantastic, im green, only ever seen 2 cheetahs in the kruger, last one in oct last year on my birthday, it caught an impala, but beyond the range of the lenses, looking forward to ina coming home and seeing this download, regards gray.
Brian65 11 2 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2011 7:49PM
It was the same day, a little later.
Brian
Janice20 9 1 United Kingdom
28 Mar 2011 9:59PM
Stunning capture!
alansnap 17 577 26 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2011 9:30AM
What a stunning series of images Roger. I'm not surprised a zebra got away, the cheetahs must have been chancing their arms somewhat with a prey so big.
Alan
Adderwatcher 11 60 19 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2011 7:32AM
Wonderful collection of captures Roger!
Scott
wideangler 11 8 Wales
3 Apr 2011 11:19AM
V6 looks like a pivotal moment in a great series of pictures. What a privilege, thanks for sharing that. Neil

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