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We at The Big Cat Blog share the images we come across on the internet as both a fan of the photographer’s work and as animal lovers with a passion for felines. All images found on this blog remain the property of their respective owners. We lay no claim to any image featured here and receive no financial benefits from their use. We ensure that all images are correctly attributed to their respective owners. If material you own is featured here and you would like it removed or credited differently, you can contact us at thebigcatblog@gmail.com and expect a prompt response.

1 January 12
Photo by: NunoRibeiro

Photo by: NunoRibeiro

4 November 11
Photo by: left-hand

Photo by: left-hand

27 October 11
Photo by: kimvanderwaal

Photo by: kimvanderwaal

26 October 11
Photo by: rogersmithpix

Photo by: rogersmithpix

25 October 11

Stranded Lion Cub Dramatically Saved By His Mom
In Kenya, a lion cub fell down a steep cliff, but fortunately his mother was there to save him. The cub’s mother arrived on scene after hearing his desperate cries for help.

Photos: Jean-Francois Largot

18 October 11
A young lion performs a backflip as it escapes the claws of a vicious  lioness who slashed it across the face. British photographer Elliott  Neep watched as the lioness approached a zebra carcass to feast with her  two cubs. Juveniles from a different pride dared to come too close and  the protective mother lashed out in anger, in the Masai Mara, Kenya.
Picture: Elliott Neep/solen

A young lion performs a backflip as it escapes the claws of a vicious lioness who slashed it across the face. British photographer Elliott Neep watched as the lioness approached a zebra carcass to feast with her two cubs. Juveniles from a different pride dared to come too close and the protective mother lashed out in anger, in the Masai Mara, Kenya.

Picture: Elliott Neep/solen

14 October 11
Two cheetah cubs play-fight while the sun sets on the Maasai Mara in  Kenya.  Wildlife photographer Roy Mangersnes caught the cheeky pair on  camera while watching from a distance.
Picture: Roy Mangersnes/Rex Features

Two cheetah cubs play-fight while the sun sets on the Maasai Mara in Kenya. Wildlife photographer Roy Mangersnes caught the cheeky pair on camera while watching from a distance.

Picture: Roy Mangersnes/Rex Features

12 October 11
This dramatic photograph of a lioness hunting a zebra captures one of  nature’s most primal moments. Award winning photographer John Reiter  took the picture on the plains of the Maasai Mara National Park in  Kenya.
Picture: John Reiter / Barcroft USA

This dramatic photograph of a lioness hunting a zebra captures one of nature’s most primal moments. Award winning photographer John Reiter took the picture on the plains of the Maasai Mara National Park in Kenya.

Picture: John Reiter / Barcroft USA

9 October 11
Photo by: left-hand

Photo by: left-hand

Themed by Hunson. Originally by Josh