This is Hannibal, a young male Cheetah from the Aachener Tierpark, Germany. This photo is a vertical panorama and it was built out of three close up captures to get a shallower depth of field.
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Hannoibal - 18 month old male cheetah (Acinonyx Jubatus)
Canon EOS 400D; Canon EF 75-300 III