For the Love of Birds Series Two
Africa on White
For the Love of Birds Series One
Captive Baby Cheetah
The cheetah is a large cat of the subfamily Felinae that occurs in Southern, North and East Africa, and a few localities in Iran. The species is IUCN Red Listed as vulnerable, as it suffered a substantial decline in its historic range in the 20th century due to habitat loss, poaching, illegal pet trade, and conflict with humans. .The cheetah is fastest land animal in the world and can reach a speed of 112km/h in just three seconds.
This captive baby cheetah was photographed in a rehabilitation centre in South Africa.
© Tanya Stollznow
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