Curious cheetah finds a photographer and adorably nibbles on his toes!
Kim Wolhuter, 57, was in Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana, when the curious young animal approached him.
He was snapping photos of a mother and her cubs when one of her cubs decided to investigate this strange creature.
Kim said: "The mum and her cubs were close by and I had spent some time filming them."
"The female cub was a lot more curious than her brothers, so approached me as I was lying on the ground taking shots. When she got really close to me and near to my foot, I thought she was going to swat it, but instead she had a lick and a nibble."
"It hurt slightly, so I pulled my foot away, but she seemed to know to nibble gently. After all, a good bite would have gotten a very bad reaction from me.
She seemed to be testing me like a domestic cat would do with its owner. At no stage was I concerned, there was nothing threatening in her behaviour.
She was curious and trusting, so it was important that I conveyed the same feelings and be as confident as possible in what I was doing."
Kim got great shots and walked away with all of his toes!
This is the only way to "shoot" animals. :)
Commentscomments powered by Disqus
Your True Love Vs. The Cat's True Love
The cat every time there's fresh laundry...
National Pizza Day!
When your cat wakes you up early (comic)
Cat games to play during the Superbowl
How to build a feral cat shelter
When your cat wants to chat with you at an ungodly hour... (comic)
My hands look like this so hers can look like this... (comic)
When your cat wants your food... (comic)
When your cat is on the hunt... (comic)