In Iran, cheetahs collared for the first time
An international team of scientists led by the Wildlife Conservation Society working in Iran has successfully fitted two Asiatic cheetahs
with Global Positioning System (GPS) collars, marking the first time this highly endangered population of big cats can be tracked by conservationists. Once foun...
Research uncovers surprising lion stronghold in war-torn central Africa
...will serve as a call to action.
"I don't want to see lions disappear from Queen Elizabeth National Park the way that hyenas almost did, and the way cheetahs
were eliminated from parts of Uganda," he says. "That's a fate we need to avoid."
Science, not romance, controls mating at Smithsonian's National Zoo
...n ovulation, making it difficult to breed them with the male cheetahs. In order to create suitable breeding conditions, the Zoo has housed its female cheetahs
separately since the opening of the Cheetah Conservation Station in 1992. National Zoo scientists have also monitored cheetah breeding based on age, ...
Philandering female felines forgo fidelity
...opolizing many females.
“It seems that female cheetahs
are highly promiscuous with no detectable mate fid... Tanzania, focused on determining the paternity of cheetahs
through the use of fecal samples that were then su...uted to a litter, but also which of the known male cheetahs
in the study area had sired cubs. Surprisingly, fe...
Proposal would allow wild animals to roam North America
...60 miles an hour. Introducing free-ranging African cheetahs
back to the Southwest, the scientists assert, coul...nteractions with pronghorns and provide endangered cheetahs
with new habitat.
Other living species that are ...ocating backing up a van and letting elephants and cheetahs
out into the landscape," said Donlan. "All of this...