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Domesticating Cheetahs

The Problem With a 'Cheetah House'

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
Dr. Laurie Marker

Cheetah moms raising cubs in the wild already have it tough -- human wildlife conflict and habitat loss have already decimated the cheetah population by 90 percent in the last 100 years. The Schoemans and their "Cheetah House" have just made it tougher.

Ending the Illegal Pet Trade in Cheetahs

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 05.01.2013 | Impact
Dr. Laurie Marker

Increasingly, those that supply pet cheetahs (usually cubs) to their owners, obtain the animals from sources that operate illegally, taking the cheetahs from the wild, and in some cases killing the mother to gain the cubs.