Cheetah: Fatal Instinct A Cheetah Family A cheetah family enjoy the evening sun - soon they will look for a safe place to sleep. The night is the time of lions, leopards and hyenas. Cheetah Siblings When they are young, cheetahs stay together but soon they will become elegant solitary hunters. Roaming the Plains The open plains of the Serengeti are ideal hunting grounds for the cheetah mother, especially if you have many hungry mouths to feed. Baby Big Cat This little cheetah is a few months old - he already survived the most dangerous weeks of his life. Tough Life The life of a young cheetah is dangerous - often other predators kill the cubs of their competitors. Young Cheetah Camouflage at its best - a young cheetah female on her way to motherhood. No Fear Here A friendly neighbor - cheetahs don't have to fear giraffes but buffalos can be a real threat to the young cats. A Mother's Protection The young cheetah with her four cubs. They are born blind and helpless and need the protection of their mother. Gazelle Takedown Female cheetahs hunt gazelles most of the time. Only cheetah brothers who hunt in a group choose bigger prey. Snuggles With Mom The young cheetah with her four cubs. They are born blind and helpless and need the protection of their mother. Unique Transportation If a lair is discovered by other predators cheetah mothers carry their young to a safe hiding place nearby. A Deadly Race Cheetahs are the fastest land animals but gazelles are very agile. So the winner in the race of life and death is open. A Fresh Feast The cheetah siblings have survived and their young mother did a good job. A Little Lion Some lionesses live a solitary life instead of being under protection of a pride. Their cubs only seldom survive. Vicious Lion Male lions not only kill cheetah cubs they also kill young of their own kind so that they can mate with the mother. 1 comments   Get Livefyre FAQ Sign in + Follow Post comment Link Newest | Oldest Nancy Seanor 5pts Lions are Beautiful and Majestic !! What I din't like is the aggression and cannibalism of Cubs that could even be their own..I love Cheetahs for their ability to survive and how they try to protect their young.Of course their speed and agility are awesome !