Our favorite animal is the cheetah !
Usually one sees cheetahs lying around like this.
and that's wonderful, but we were so lucky
and saw a lot of cheetah action! There will be more cheetah letters later,
but here are some shots of a cheetah running. I tried making an animation
and it just didn't work, so these are separate shots. You can see that
Frank and I had different film at the time too. We were both sure we had
gotten the cheetah running flat out--he's faster than you think! Neither
of us got the full stretch. The cheetah was on the other side of a large
open area so these are resized up a little to make them easier to
Seeing the cheetahs in action was
definitely one of the highlights of the trip. There were two brothers and
one, this one, was quite shy and ran away. You'll see the other one
in an upcoming letter.