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Running cheetah, by guide Chris Fallows (apexpredators.com), photographed in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana. “A flat out chase proceeded right in front of us. The cheetah can reach a top speed of 110km per hour and she got pretty close to this. It was phenomenal to see. The springbok lamb picked up on her too early for the cheetah to be successful but with rain exploding off her back as she sprinted full stride it certainly made for a spectacular sighting.”

Chris Fallows