Scientific Name: Acinonyx jubatus

Common Name(s): Jagluiperd (Afrikaans)
Duma (Swahili)

Status: Vulnerable

Estimated Population: 9,000-12,000 (7,500 adults)

Population Trend: Decreasing

Threats:                         Lack of wild ungulates in nothern Africa; farmers, from livestock predation;
                                     farmers, percieved threat;depletion of prey; competition with larger predators;                                      cub predation by lions; trophy and skin hunting; disease; competition with

Range:                           In Africa, cheetahs occur widely but sparsely: Algeria; Angola; Benin;
                                     Botswana; Burkina Faso; Central African Republic; Chad; Congo, The
                                     Democratic Republic of the; Ethiopia; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Kenya;
                                     Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Somalia; South Africa; Sudan; Tanzania,
                                     United Republic of; Togo; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe.

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