Male cheetahs leave messages at ‘cat bars.’ Knowing these locales could help save the species

Specific trees and large rocks in Africa are like bars for male cheetahs, new research reveals. The big cats use these places to find mates and send signals to other males, effectively making them communication hubs for their species.

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Last updated on 08 December 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Species: 
Acinonyx jubatus
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals