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The Cat Wins
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The Cat Wins

The Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia is home to a large population of cheetahs. Some of these cats were brought in as orphans at a very young age (sometimes only a few days old) and will never be released back in the wild. They run a few times a week on a dirt track following a piece of cloth that is pulled by a cable system at a very high speed. Sometimes they catch the cloth and the system has to be reset. This provides an excellent opportunity for photography and great training for the cheetahs.

TAGS: Cheetah, Motion, Namibia, Running, Speed

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Paris, France
Member since 2014
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© Michel Zoghzoghi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2014
Total Views: 30
Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2014, 12:22 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal Length: 142mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f13
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Otjiwarongo, Namibia