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a cheetah after a kill in the Serengeti
November 17, 2013

Cheetah, Serengeti

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Shots

A gazelle's blood stained the cheetah's mouth. Taken in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, Africa.

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? The cheetah's closed eyes and curled tail lend an incongruous daintiness to this photograph. Far from conveying the savagery of the kill, this image shows us cheetah as epicure, savoring the end of a gourmet meal. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Photograph by Eva Liang, Your Shot
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