This is female cheetah Amani in the process of rolling, as she spends some time resting in the late afternoon in the Mara North Conservancy, Kenya.
Amongst the loves of cats is height, and rolling around. Here, Amani has the best of both worlds.
For cheetahs in particular, heights such as this mound provide great vantage points for surveying their surrounding territory for potential threats and prey.
Published on Thursday, 22nd July, 2021.