Estimates of cheetah numbers are 'guesswork,' say researchers

Current estimates of the number of cheetahs in the wild are 'guesswork', say the authors of a new study that finds that the population in the cheetah stronghold of Maasai Mara, Kenya, is lower than previously thought.

Science Daily

Last updated on 05 May 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Kenya
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Acinonyx jubatus
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals