An American photographer captures the world’s fastest land mammal kicking back in Kenya

By People Staff
Updated November 28, 2011 02:00 PM

Up high, down low – definitely not too slow!

Wildlife photographer Paul Souders captured this shot of the world’s fastest land animal giving a high-five to a camera, which sat atop a safari truck at the Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya, Africa.

For three weeks the Seattle-based photographer documented the lives of the majestic kitties, which climbed trees, lounged on the camera-rigged truck, and rolled on their backs to show their bellies.

Souders even captured a hunt in which a Thomson’s gazelle ended up becoming dinner – perhaps that’s the reason for this kitty celebration?

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