Africa 2013 - TrekLightly

Coalition of Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)

The mother, on the ground, is raising 5 very energetic cubs. When younger, cheetah cubs have a high mortality rate (up to 90%) due to predation by other carnivores, such as the lion and hyena. Our guide was amazed that she was able to raise 5 to full growth.

CheetahAcinonyx jubatus