Scientists urge IUCN to uplist Cheetahs from 'vulnerable' to 'endangered'

Scientists urge IUCN to uplist Cheetahs from 'vulnerable' to 'endangered'

Fewer than 3,600 adult cheetahs remain in the region, the researchers found.

Dec 14, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
Human activity possible reason for plummeting Cheetahs

Human activity possible reason for plummeting Cheetahs

A new study has revealed that it might have been human activity which is responsible for the decline in number of cheetahs.

Oct 03, 2014, 11:49 AM IST

Global alliance commits $80m to save world`s wild cats and ecosystems

Many environmental philanthropists have agreed to provide funding to change the course of wild cat protection through Panthera, an organization dedicated to ensuring safety to wild cats through scientific leadership and conservation action.

Jun 03, 2014, 15:59 PM IST

How cheetahs catch their prey

A new study has revealed that the cheetah, which is the world`s fastest land animal, matches and may even anticipate the escape tactics of different prey when hunting, rather than just relying on its speed and agility, as previously thought.

Sep 06, 2013, 12:42 PM IST

Cheetahs in race to survive

The cheetah, the world`s fastest land animal, survived mass extinction during the last ice age 10,000 years ago.

Apr 25, 2013, 10:17 AM IST

UK woman on holiday, attacked by cheetahs

A holiday in South Africa turned into a nightmare for a 60-year-old Scottish tourist after two Cheetahs attacked her while visiting a big cat enclosure.

May 05, 2012, 00:02 AM IST

Cabinet gives more funds for Project Tiger

Cabinet approved re-introduction of cheetahs in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and hike in Project Tiger estimates from Rs.650 crore to Rs.1,216.86 crore due to rise in cost of relocation of villages from tribal habitats.

Aug 11, 2011, 23:36 PM IST

Dia gets Mother`s Day wishes - from cheetahs!

Dia Mirza is yet to get married, but she received the most special Mother`s Day wish this year - from her two adopted cheetahs.

May 13, 2011, 18:24 PM IST

Cheetahs released to new enclosures

Four cheetahs, which had been brought from Johannesburg, were today moved into a separate enclosure.

May 06, 2011, 17:38 PM IST

`Shift lions after relocating African cheetahs`

With lions known for establishing
their supremacy in their habitat, the Centre has advised
Madhya Pradesh to shift the big cats from Gir in Gujarat only
after relocating African cheetahs in the state.

Aug 29, 2010, 19:41 PM IST