Herd of oryx defend calf from group of cheetahs; video here.
Cheetahs may make return to age-old hunting grounds in India: here.
The world’s fastest man adopted the animal kingdom’s fastest sprinter Monday, as Usain Bolt welcomed a new baby cheetah named Lightning Bolt into his life: here.
Check out this story about a trio of young cheetahs that captured an impala and rather than killing and eating it, decided to play with it: here.
CHEWBAAKA, the beloved cheetah ambassador for the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia, died on Sunday from a systemic infection that resulted from an attack on a rabid kudu that had jumped into his enclosure in late February: here.
Saharan cheetah update from Termit Mountains in Niger: here.
Rescued Cheetahs Set Free in Tanzania: here.
First wild born cheetah for 40 years in Arabia: here.
The cheetah, eradicated in India by hunting nearly a century ago, will run again in the country, as three sites are earmarked for its reintroduction: here.
August 2010. The Wildlife Institute of India and The Wildlife Trust of India have recommended three sites as the best places to re-introduce cheetah into India. 18 cheetah will initially be released on the 3 proposed sites; these cheetah will be obtained from the Middle East and Africa: here.
Iran’s endangered cheetahs are a unique subspecies: here.
September 2011. In 2009, the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) was invited to participate in a programme by the Indian government to reintroduce cheetahs to that country after nearly 60 years of extinction. The plan, headed by Dr. M.K. Ranjitsinh, who served as India’s first Director of Wildlife Preservation and is now Chairman of the Wild Trust of India (WTI), will reintroduce cheetahs in stages over the next decade, possibly starting in early 2012: here.
Dr. Laurie Marker, CEO of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, comments on historic cheetah re-introduction initiative in India: here.
How ostriches run faster than us: here.