EDIT (10-23-13) I have to add (as I can no longer keep silent) that it is sad I will never get another shot like this of these cheetahs at this zoo, as they have put up an awful new fence around the enclosure which makes photography near impossible. If you have half a mind, write to Philly Zoo and tell them how bad a decision you think this was. Keep in mind the cheetahs have never escaped, not even once. But some whiny individual complained and the zoo put this fence up. We should petition to have it taken down. It's not safety, it's a visual block and ruins the enjoyment for viewing and photography.
Some newer female cheetahs at Philly Zoo.
I do love that enclosure, open-air style is the very best kind.
~photographed @ Philly Zoo, PA
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