Talk about toe-curling! This is the moment a photographer allowed a curious cheetah cub to lick and BITE his feet in the wild.
Kim Wolhuter, 57, was in Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana, when the cheeky young animal approached him.
He had been taking photos of a mother cheetah with her four youngsters, when the female cub decided to give his foot the once over.
The bold big cat even had a nibble at one point – but thankfully, Kim walked away from the encounter with all of his toes intact.It was the culmination of six weeks spent filming the wild cats, during which Kim steadily built trust with the mother and her offspring.Kin said: “The mum and her cubs were close by and I had spent some time filming them.