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Experts Warn Cheetahs Could Disappear From the Wild By 2030

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, cheetahs, extinction )

- 1823 days ago -
The cheetah, the world's fastest land animal, survived mass extinction during the last ice age 10,000 years ago.

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Christeen Anderson (370)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 5:03 am
Very sad news.

Sandi C (99)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 8:12 am
sad to hear

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 11:26 am
I am so lucky to have seen cheetahs in the wild I pray they dont become extinct


pam w (139)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 12:37 pm
All cheetahs share the same DNA. They were descended from ONE pregnant female. This means they're extremely vulnerable to disease as well as poaching and habitat loss.

Barbara V (51)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 1:15 pm
This absolutely boils my blood. don't know what they've got for law over there, but it's obviously not protecting the big cats or any other species of wildlife. Not only that, but I wonder if there are connections to the Black Market that the law looks the other way on. This is just despicable. There really is no excuse for any animal going extinct, but if they do, it's BECAUSE OF PEOPLE--the usual reason animals suffer. DAMN, I wish something could be done about this, but who's going to lift a finger?

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 1:39 pm
I hope not. This would be very sad.

Dianne D (490)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 1:39 pm
The way we are going, all animals and probably most people will be extinct by then. All the problems started during the industrial age in the 1940's. That's when we started to expand and poison all the water, land and air. It took us 70 to destroy the earth this much, it'll only take a few more years to finish it off.

Ruth M (235)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 2:49 pm
I really hope not they argue such beautiful animals

. (0)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 3:22 pm
Believe in humankind, and the organizations that are looking out for these animals.

janet f (29)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 5:24 pm
No animal is safe from humans and what we're doing to the planet.

MmAway M (505)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 7:21 pm
I fear it will be way before that. Noted with wet eyes!

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 8:42 pm
I'm sure that the Almighty will not allow this to happen.

Sara P (57)
Thursday April 25, 2013, 10:54 am
I hope that the experts are wrong :((((

. (0)
Friday April 26, 2013, 6:54 am
Disappear cheetahs and how many others species ? How sadnes
Noted - thank you dear Cher

Gabriele R (26)
Friday April 26, 2013, 9:43 am
very sad news, noted

Carol H (229)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 11:12 am
sadly noted
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