Cheetah Chase

Cheetah Chase

National Geographic photographer Chris Johns gets the shots he's been waiting for.


3 - 12+


Biology, Ecology, Experiential Learning

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Wild Chronicles joins National Geographic Editor-in-Chief Chris Johns as he chases cheetahs through the wilds of Botswana, Africa—one of the last windows into the cheetah's world. But chasing cheetahs is no easy job—it takes weeks of tracking, patiently waiting, and battling frustration. For Chris, the wait is worth it. When a mother and cubs start trusting Chris more than he ever expected, he gets an up-close encounter with the legendary cheetah, and the pictures he's been waiting for his entire career.

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Jason Wasser
National Geographic Society
Last Updated

September 27, 2022

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