Despite the fact that a cheetah was busy gnawing on its hindquarters, props to this impala for refusing to go down without a good fight.
Some South African big cat breeders can make a small fortune selling their animals to overseas buyers, and it’s a business often accused of putting profit over ethics.
Social media is full of big cat selfies, but does your visit really help contribute towards the preservation of a free-ranging South African cheetah species?
A French family at a safari park didn’t quite get the memo about cheetahs being dangerous, which resulted in a terrified mother / cat showdown.
Everyone’s seen a cat versus dog food battle around the house, but out in the wild these encounters are incredibly rare. This family lucked out.
Remember the pictures of the impala that jumped into the 4X4 via the rear passenger window in Kruger Park while escaping death by Cheetah mauling? Those were amazing, but video is better. And you’ll be pleased to know that there is now a video.
This impala was trying to get to safety when it decided to jump inside an SUV to avoid being lunch for a few cheetahs. This was a game drive through the Kruger National Park with a difference.
The world’s fastest land animal, the cheetah, survived the extinsion of the last ice age 10,000 years ago. But in just a few decades man has managed to put the animal on the endangered species list, and experts are warning that the cheetah could be extinct by 2030.
The Indian government has recently formulated some big plans to re-introduce cheetahs to the wild – in India, that is. The $56 million strategy involved importing cheetahs from Namibia to a wildlife sanctuary in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Unfortunately it’s just been pointed out that African and Asiatic cheetahs are completely different.
Just in case you missed the TV coverage of the Lions vs. Cheetahs game on Saturday, this supporter featured during the coverage. Someone took a photo of him and the photo has been doing the rounds on Twitter. We have been sent it by no less than six different people, so please stop. Here it […]