July 21, 2010

Cheetahs, Kenya

Photograph by Mauro Mozzarelli, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animals

Most wild cheetahs are found in eastern and southwestern Africa. Perhaps only 12,000 of these big cats remain, and those are under pressure as the wide-open grasslands they favor are disappearing at the hands of human settlers.

(This photo was submitted to My Shot.)

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