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Acinonyx jubatus

Assessment information
CMS InstrumentsCMS, Central Asian Mammals Initiative
IUCN StatusVulnerable
Geographic range
Countries Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa), Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Iran, Kenya, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tunisia, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia
Common names
EnglishCheetah
FrenchGuépard
SpanishChita
GermanGepard
Taxonomy
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyFelidae
Scientific name Acinonyx jubatus
AuthorSchreber 1775
Standard referenceWilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. Eds., 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third Edition. John Hopkins University Press
Other details
Additional notesExcept the populations of Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe

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