Looking back

Three cheetahs were striding through the Kalahari veld, seemingly oblivious to our presence. Just before they disappeared over the ridge, I sneezed and they all turned around in unison to look at us.

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This cheetah was walking with a limp – it has a visible wound on its right hind leg ©WMB/notesfromafrica.wordpress.com

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Striding through the open veld ©WMB/notesfromafrica.wordpress.com

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Stopping to survey the area ©WMB/notesfromafrica.wordpress.com

 

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Looking back at us before disappearing into the high grass and over the ridge ©WMB/notesfromafrica.wordpress.com

These photos were taken in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (Kalahari) during August 2015.  For more info and stories about the Kalahari see Kalahari Series I – 2009 and Kalahari  Series II – 2011.

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About lisa@notesfromafrica

I live on the Southern coast of South Africa, and write about the things that interest, amuse or inspire me. You can find me at http://notesfromafrica.wordpress.com and https://southerncape.wordpress.com (my photoblog)
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