Cheetahs Challenges

Countries Where Cheetahs Are Endangered

Although snow leopards have ruled the mountains of Central Asia for thousands of years, recently their numbers are dropping in the following countries:

Cheetahs in its Habitat

Causes of Cheetahs Population Decline

Many factors contribute to their declining numbers in these countries. Some of the top causes are:

  1. Climate change - greatest long term threat that could destroy 30% of their habitat.
  2. Local communities - The cheetah’s habitat is now only 25% of its former size.
  3. killed by farmers - Over 90 percent of cheetahs live outside protected management areas, meaning that they live alongside human communities.
  4. Human settlement is their range - The sleek cheetah has many adaptations that help make it the world’s fastest land animal.