Hirunews Logo
Cheetahs+heading+towards+extinction+as+population+crashes
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 - 9:21
Cheetahs heading towards extinction as population crashes
138

Shares
16,630

Views
The sleek, speedy cheetah is rapidly heading towards extinction according to a new study into declining numbers.

The report estimates that there are just 7,100 of the world's fastest mammals now left in the wild.

Cheetahs are in trouble because they range far beyond protected areas and are coming increasingly into conflict with humans.

The authors are calling for an urgent re-categorisation of the species from vulnerable to endangered.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
805 Views
9,669 Views
4,651 Views
3,262 Views
117 Views
4,724 Views
Top