Wounded Cheetah

© Luis Louro

Wounded Cheetah

Uploaded: July 11, 2005


I found this Cheetah in Londolozi in South Africa, and imediately noticed the leg wound, very dangerous for a Cheetah who depends on speed.


Colette M. Metcalf July 11, 2005

Nice capture, Luis!! #276798

Detrick V. Martin July 11, 2005

Great capture! #1579453

Luis Louro July 11, 2005

Thank you Colette and Detrick!!! #1579461

Heather Harpel July 11, 2005

Wow, amazing photo! I love how the subject is placed off to the side. I'm trying to learn to do that with my photos, I had a terrible habit of placing everything dead center. My kids are very impressed with your gallery, they said you must be very brave to take photos of lions and cheetahs like that! My daughter, Jo, especially loved viewing your photos because she loves big cats. Although tigers are her top favorites, cheetahs are a close second. #1579495

Nicole Kessel July 11, 2005

Wow, Luis! Really nice shot! Tells a great story. (I would LOVE to go to Africa some day... I'm so jealous!) :) #1579618

Kerby Pfrangle July 11, 2005


Nice placement of the cheetah.

Like him on the tree limb.

Wonderful story and very nice to view.

Kerby #1579633

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 11, 2005

Beautifully composed...GREAT capture for sure!!! #1579649

Kate Jackson July 11, 2005

I hope this beautiful animal was resilient enough to recover from this wound. This is a fantastic shot Luis! Superb composition. I am so jealous. #1579873

Stephanie Lyons July 11, 2005

What an amazing capture Luis ... and frightening to think of what happened to cause the wound. Well done! #1580716

Joy Rector July 11, 2005

this is absolutely gorgeous. #1581008

Luis Louro July 11, 2005

Thank you ladies!!! #1581417

Mary Swift July 11, 2005

Wonderful capture, Luis! Great composition. #1581939

Daniel Diaz July 11, 2005

Terrific capture Luis, your wildlife shots are spectacular!!! #1582004

Luis Louro July 12, 2005

Thank you Mary and Daniel!!! #1583504

Mary E. Heinz July 12, 2005

WOW! to the entire gallery.....
Do you sell your work to National
Geographic or places? #1586480

Luis Louro July 13, 2005

I Wish!!! ... thank you Mary!!! #1586836

Mary E. Heinz July 13, 2005

I certainly don't see why not...you
should pitch these to some places/
magazines...they are really wonderful.
Thanks for sharing. #1588441

Loraine Arnold July 14, 2005

Great photo Luis. I like how you composed the shot with the Cheetah looking away from you. All your gallery photos are great. #1590596

Luis Louro July 14, 2005

Thank you Loraine, she was looking at some impala!! #1590609

KHAWLA Haddad July 14, 2005

WOW WOW WOW really love this image so much Luis such great Composition on it and the color is wonderful well don!!!! #1594274

Luis Louro July 16, 2005

Thank's Kelly!!! #1598866

Nina Shields August 05, 2005

Luis, you truly have a gift! We're all able to travel and have experiences that we never would have because of your great work! What length lens are you using for a lot of these? #1679761

Luis Louro August 06, 2005

Thank you Nina!!! Usually for most of the photos I use a 300mm lens with an extender 2x, that makes a 600mm!!! ( now with the digital, and the 1.5 factor, it becames a 900!!!) #1683756

Tammy Scott August 20, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist! #1739763

KHAWLA Haddad August 20, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist! #1740921

Kate Jackson August 21, 2005

Congratulations Louis just what you deserved. Hey and I see your mum has many finalists this month. It is very hard for me to keep up with you two!!! #1744403

Daniel Diaz August 21, 2005

Congrats Luis!!! You are extremely talented and it's a joy to view your work!!!!! #1744414

Stephanie Lyons August 21, 2005

Big congrats on your finalist Luis - it's an amazing capture! #1745767

Heather Harpel August 23, 2005

Congratulations Luis! #1756629

Luis Louro August 23, 2005

Thank you all!!! #1757948

Lori Carlson August 27, 2005

Thanks for sharing your world Luis and congrats on this Finalist winner!! :0) #1773889

Luis Louro August 29, 2005

Thank you Lori!!! #1778843

Sylvia Rossler August 31, 2005

Such a beautiful capture Louis ! In my eyes it is a winner :) #1790029

Luis Louro August 31, 2005

thank's Sylvia!!! #1790319

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