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International Cheetah Day

December 4th is International Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Day. A day to honour and raise awareness for the ongoing threats that cheetahs face daily. The word “cheetah” comes from the Hindi word “Chita”, meaning “spotted one”.  Cheetah habitats Cheetahs once lived throughout the Asian and African continents. However, their numbers have significantly reduced and are now confined to the dry open grasslands of Sub-Saharan Africa, mainly in natural reserves and national parks. Cheetah facts The cheetah has a small head with high […]

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