Check surroundings for safety!

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I am not sure that many car owners get this kind of view on their “reverse camera” as they try to back up their car 🙂

If one works as a resident wildlife photographer on a private game reserve it happens!

This is one of Thanda’s Cheetah brothers who decided to take a rest right behind my car. I had just finished a “guest photography lesson” and I was driving back home through the reserve when I ran into the two brothers. After watching them for a while they decided to pass my vehicle to continue up the road. When I put my car into reverse to get back onto the road this was the image I saw! Needless to say, I did not back up for a while.

PS: You are looking at a well fed Cheetah. They had just finished a big meal and had a hard time moving 🙂

Pictures by Christian Sperka – Specialist Photography Guide and Resident Wildlife Photographer – Thanda Private Game Reserve