Cheetah's cheated out of lunch by hyenas by Patrick Kientz/Naturagency

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Sequence 8 of 16:  Cheetahs are forced to sit and watch hyenas eat their hard-fought kill after they arrived late and claimed it for their own.  The unlucky coalition of five cheetahs spent 30 minutes hunting and killing the zebra at the Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.<br />
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But, just as the group of siblings were about to eat their prey, opportunistic hyenas arrived and claimed the carcass as their own. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.<br />
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