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Cheetah cubs catch and play with gazelle before baboon arrives to steal it

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Cheetah cubs catch and play with gazelle before baboon arrives to steal it

Three cheetah cubs had no idea what to do after catching a gazelle, playing with their prey instead of eating it, before a baboon swept in to steal it away.

Fascinating footage, captured in Kenya by wildlife photographer Laura Dyer last month, shows the six-month-old cubs chasing a tiny fawn around, as their mother watches from a distance.

Their dithering cost them a meal, as a massive male baboon later arrives to scare the cubs off, picking up the gazelle and taking it away for himself.

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