Photo of the Day

September 9, 2017

Messy Eating

In the Rift Valley of Kenya, a coalition of cheetahs feasts upon their prey. While most big cats are nocturnal, cheetahs avoid the competition by hunting during the day. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by TALAL Al Rabah, National Geographic Your Shot

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