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December 4, 2012
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Canon
Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shutter Speed
1/180 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
300 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Dec 2, 2012, 2:23:52 PM
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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
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The Hunter by tanikel The Hunter by tanikel
Name: Cheetah
Date: December 2nd, 2012
Location: Smithsonian National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C.
Conservation Status: Vulnerable


"I chose 4 December in honour of Khayam, the cheetah who brought me to Namibia in 1977.
I pioneered research in finding what steps were necessary to teach a captive born cheetah how
to hunt. In the course of doing so, I found that farmers were killing cheetahs indiscriminately
and someone needed to work with the farmers to stop the killing. It is because of Khayam and
the work that I saw needed to be done in securing a place for wild cheetahs, that I founded the
Cheetah Conservation Fund."

- Dr. Laurie Marker


This is part of DA's International Cheetah Day Challenge. Check it out!

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:icontrippy4u:
A great B&W study :clap:
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:icontanikel:
tanikel Oct 3, 2013   Photographer
Thanks!
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:icondjsoundtrack123:
DJsoundtrack123 Feb 9, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
i love cheetahs XD
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:icontanikel:
tanikel Feb 16, 2013   Photographer
Me too, they're the awesome 'big' cats. ;p
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:icondjsoundtrack123:
DJsoundtrack123 Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
ikr XD
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:iconshaweye:
Very nice Shot! Awesome timing!
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:icontanikel:
tanikel Feb 4, 2013   Photographer
Thanks!
I had to wait a bit before this shot...someone decided that they were going to take a dump while majestically looking into the horizon. Dx
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:icontlcphotography730:
TlCphotography730 Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful shot of a beautiful cat ! Love cheetahs !
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:icontanikel:
tanikel Feb 4, 2013   Photographer
Thank you!
They're pretty awesome cats. :dance:
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:iconin-the-picture:
In-the-picture Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:iconbeerglompplz: I love it :clap:
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