Cheetah Outreach
Cheetah Outreach
20 years (1997 to 2017)
Promoting the survival of the free ranging, Southern African cheetah through environmental education and delivering conservation initiatives.
Cheetah Population
  1. There are only about 7,100 cheetahs left in the wild. The cheetah is restricted to just 9% of its historic range and survives in just 33 populations, most of which number less than 100 individuals.
  2. Iran has between 60 and 100 cheetahs in 5 populations, which are the last remaining Asian populations, and that subspecies is Critically Endangered..
  3. Southern Africa has about 4,190 cheetahs with the largest subpopulation of 3,940 cheetahs in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, SW Zambia and SW Mozambique. There are about 1,326 cheetahs in South Africa and Zimbabwe has only about 165 cheetahs left.
  4. East Africa has about 2,572 cheetahs with the largest population at 710 in the Serengeti/Masai Mara/Tsavo landscape in Kenya and Tanzania.
  5. There are about 446 cheetahs in West, Cental and North Africa, with the largest populations in Chad/CAR (217) and Algeria/Mali (201). The North African subspecies is Critically Endangered.
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