Marlice Van Der Merwe is simply incredible.
The Namibian conservationist has been working with injured and orphaned animals for years, but is perhaps best known for her stunning work with cheetahs. As the video below suggests, Marlice has a special relationship with the large cats, even rendering them docile towards the end of the clip.
Van Der Merwe has worked on animal film productions since she was 13, and the 34-year-old has even worked on productions with the likes of Angelina Jolie. In 2008 "Marlice - A Vision for Africa: A film by Philip Selkirk" detailed her work with large African cats.
It's hard to believe her skill with these potential killers, but nonetheless her work with them is incredible. The cheetahs seem to even be intimidated by her.
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