Afternoon Playtime


Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. This is one of our all time favorite cheetah mothers, a female that we named Shakira in 2008. At the time we were filming Big Cat Live for the BBC and Shakira had given birth to a litter of six cubs not far from the Governor’s Camp airstrip. We have a stone cottage at Governor’s Camp in the heart of Marsh Pride territory - the pride of lions we have been following since 1977. Cheetahs often struggle to raise their cubs in the area - there are just so many lions and spotted hyenas and the landscape has become increasingly open making it difficult for a mother to remain hidden as she approaches and leaves her den. Shakira had already appeared on Big Cat Week in 2004 with a single large female cub called Duma - the only surviving cub from that litter. Four years later, she was undoubtedly the star of Big Cat Live with her tiny cubs. Here she relaxes for a moment with two of her cubs, always with her eyes wide open on the lookout for danger. She managed to raise three of the six cubs to maturity - three females all of whom became independent. 

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The Perfect Gift for Yourself or a Friend

It's hard to imagine a more perfect gift for a loved one (or for yourself!) than a beautiful glimpse of nature. Whether it's a striking landscape, an elegant wild creature, or an adorable young one—there's a gift for everyone on your list. 

Evoke the Magic of the Natural World

Whether it's the breathtaking savannah of the Maasai Mara or the beautiful frozen desert of Antarctica, welcome the magic of nature into your everyday life. What better way to remember and celebrate the wonders of our natural world.

Thank you card

With every purchase from our Open Edition Collection, we will also send a thank you card printed with one of Jonathan & Angela's pen and ink drawings and a digital signature. 

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Prints from the Open Edition Collection are printed using Premium Inkjet equipment and materials. The paper is a beautiful Hahnemüle FineArt Pearl 285 GSM and the inks are archival grade to ensure long lasting reproduction and quality. Each Open Edition print is printed with a 1 inch white border on all sides.

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We are proud to offer Free Global Shipping on all prints from the Open Edition collection. Open Edition prints will ship within 2 weeks of purchase. Prints are shipped unframed for efficiency and quality assurance.

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Each and every one of our products are custom made-to-order. Making products on demand instead of in bulk helps reduce overproduction, keeping sustainability in mind.