Thompson's Gazelle, Masai Mara, Kenya (6/2017)

The speedy Thompon's gazelle are the favorite prey for cheetah. They prefer short grass and feed on the fresh shoots.

They are quite tiny, fast and and great at changing direction while running often thwarint cheetah who are successful only 20% of the time in the hunt.

Even when not being hunting they can often be spotting sprinting on the open plane.




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