Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Cheetah Family

Cheetah Family

Photograph by Chris Johns

Most wild cheetahs are found in eastern and southwestern Africa. It is estimated that only 7,500 of these big cats remain, and those are under pressure as the wide-open grasslands they favor are disappearing at the hands of human settlers.

Big Cats Initiative

National Geographic is working to avert the extinction of lions, tigers, and other big cats with the Big Cats Initiative, a comprehensive program that supports innovative projects. Learn how you can help save these animals.


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