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27-SEP-2011 Walter O. Koenig

Cheetah grooms Husky.
First time I ever saw this.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR AF
1/800s f/5.6 at 195.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Kat19-Jan-2012 12:40
I don't know how I could have missed this one. Just brilliant. I guess cheetahs are a bit more like dogs than cats.
Great shot! -V-
January Grey21-Dec-2011 20:54
basting the dog before the first bite? Wow! amazing shot! V~
Christy VB04-Oct-2011 16:05
Wow! What a unique shot.
janescottcumming04-Oct-2011 00:27
Now that is an unusual scene! Great capture. V
Chris Spracklen03-Oct-2011 09:01
A fine shot of this most unusual scene, Walter!! V
FrankB02-Oct-2011 23:12
That is an amazing picture Walter...holy moly!.....another awesome capture for that 80-400....V
Larry Peterson02-Oct-2011 21:58
Nature has strange things going on. Terrific capture.
norbi02-Oct-2011 21:57
A unique capture, Walter. v. norbi
Dave Hein02-Oct-2011 21:48
It's amazing what combinations of animals will hook up at times. Cool shot!
Cindi Smith02-Oct-2011 21:39
Just cleaning him up before he eats him. :) Great capture! :)
Karen Stuebing02-Oct-2011 21:05
That is amazing. Not only a cat and a dog but a wild cat. Fantastic photo. V.
Hans Koot02-Oct-2011 20:43
incredible.. i am surprised, no cats and dogs here...
marie-jose wolff02-Oct-2011 20:37
a surprising encounter, well captured! V
Doug Cruden02-Oct-2011 20:18
LOL, great shot Walter - kind of surprises me too ...LOL@Ann!!
LeeG02-Oct-2011 20:08
Yep, The Odd Couple.
: o)
Noël02-Oct-2011 20:03
A first for me too! A good and very unusual shot. v
Colin Storey02-Oct-2011 19:49
Wow, what a thing to see, great capture of this magical moment. v
Mairéad02-Oct-2011 19:17
This certainly is an unusual sight! The husky looks perfectly relaxed with is feline friend. V
John Reynolds02-Oct-2011 18:50
Amazing. Friendlier than our pet dog and two cats!
Light_Works02-Oct-2011 18:32
Interesting image! V.
carabias02-Oct-2011 18:32
¡Bella captura, Walter! BV
Tom LeRoy02-Oct-2011 18:13
Wow, simply amazing! Super moment captured here, Walter. V.
joanteno02-Oct-2011 17:59
Wow, me too
Enny02-Oct-2011 17:55
wow, what a lovely and amazing image Walter.
bill friedlander02-Oct-2011 17:46
Perhaps being penned up in a zoo changes the behavior of animals. Cool shot of of the interaction. V
Frank Brault02-Oct-2011 17:21
What a fantastic photo and catch! BV
Raymond02-Oct-2011 17:07
First time for me too! Whoa ... great catch Walter.
Carl Carbone02-Oct-2011 16:53
How bizarre! Nice catch.
Betty Vlasiu02-Oct-2011 16:35
Good capture!Wonderful shot!
Ann...02-Oct-2011 16:32
The first thing which went through my head was the lyric......There may be trouble ahead......... :)
Sam Rua02-Oct-2011 15:16
Wow. That's a great sight. Very cool, Walter.
Mike H.02-Oct-2011 14:54
Interesting to see that instincts can be ignored like this. Exceptional capture for sure!
globalgadabout02-Oct-2011 14:23
certainly an odd couple...electric moment...V
Hubert Steed02-Oct-2011 14:20
Many years ago, the SD Zoo at Balboa Park had a daily show with a dog and a big cat. It could have been a cheetah. Great catch! V
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