Giant Leap Towards Extinction
Posted by feww on December 27, 2016
Cheetah Numbers Crash Globally
- Researchers confirm only 7,100 cheetahs remain.
- Zimbabwe’s cheetah population has plummeted from 1,200 to a maximum of 170 animals in just 16 years – that’s a whopping loss of 85% of the country’s cheetahs.
- Causes of crash: “Human-wildlife conflict, prey and habitat loss, wildlife trafficking, and pet trade have all contributed to crash.”
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