I only saw that the springbok broke his leg when I processed the images and once again appreciated his fighting spirit and desire for life - He was down with a broken leg and we thought it was all over, when he suddenly got up and made another run for it, just postponing the inevitable!
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It's strange to think.
Even though you feel a tad bit sorry for the prey, seeing a cheetah hunt is a beautiful sight. The way it's rubbery back stretches and how it's slim legs extend out. When you watch a video of it, no matter if it's in slow motion or regular speed, just watching the graceful large feline run after its food is just a beautiful sight. In fact, everything a cheetah does has grace in it, the way it walk, the way it sits, the way it runs, and even the way it eats, they're so graceful and elegant like a princess or something.
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And it seems like springbok break their legs while running a lot, could you upload/link me to the photo in which you found its leg was broken?