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Cheetah

The Cheetah’s famous speed has not protected it from the numerous threats to its existence. Despite being probably the least dangerous Big Cat, the Cheetah faces persecution and threats from habitat loss, that have seen it eradicated from over 90% of its historic range.

91%

Cheetahs no longer survive in 91% of their historic range.

7,100

Only about 7,100 individuals are thought to survive in the wild today.

79%

79% of all Cheetah populations contain 100 or fewer individuals.

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Cheetah

The Cheetah’s famous speed has not protected it from the numerous threats to its existence. Despite being probably the least dangerous Big Cat, the Cheetah faces persecution and threats from habitat loss, that have seen it eradicated from over 90% of its historic range.

91%

Cheetahs no longer survive in 91% of their historic range.

7,100

Only about 7,100 individuals are thought to survive in the wild today.

79%

79% of all Cheetah populations contain 100 or fewer individuals.

CONSERVATION STATUS

Least Concern
Near Threatened
Vulnerable
Endangered
Critically Endangered

RANGE

HISTORIC RANGE
CURRENT RANGE

CAT CHARACTERISTICS

Cheetahs are the fastest land mammal, at over 100 km/hour.
The Cheetah’s body is built for speed, with a slender build, long legs, flexible spine, and a flat tail for maneuvering.
Cheetahs have an iconic spotted yellow coat.
The Cheetah is most active during the day.

FACT FILE

Range: Lives mainly in Africa with a single, critically endangered, population in Asia. Have been eradicated from over 90% of their historic range.
Health: Estimated to be only 7,100 alive in the wild, and 79% of Cheetah populations contain 100 or fewer individuals.
Main Threats: (Unjustified) retaliation from farmers, hunting, habitat loss, prey depredation.

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FOR BIG CATS?

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By focusing on how self-care and caring for nature are intrinsically linked, Catwalk strives to demonstrate that all our wellbeing is interconnected.

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