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Dasher 02-01-10 12:19 PM

Three cheetahs spare tiny antelope's life... and play with him instead
 
:shocked

Pictured: Three cheetahs spare tiny antelope's life... and play with him instead
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
Last updated at 3:14 PM on 01st February 2010


Hello little antelope, would you like to play with us?

http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/661...dsantelope.jpg

Coming from three deadly cheetahs, it's the kind of invitation that's best refused - but amazingly, this impala escaped unscathed from its encounter.

Luckily for the youngster, it seems these three male cheetahs simply weren't hungry.That's because unlike other big cats, the cheetah hunts in the daytime, either in the early morning or late afternoon. The bursts of speed needed to catch their prey tire them out - meaning they need to rest after a kill.

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2010/...34_964x540.jpg
No claws for alarm: Astonishingly, these cheetahs, whose instinct is to hunt for food, decide to play with this baby impala

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz0eJGji32s


Stunning Story: Three cheetahs spare tiny antelope's life... and play with him instead - Amazing Pics

Dulce 02-01-10 05:10 PM

:yikes

That's pretty cool. :shocked

:applause


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