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Littering In The Park: Cheetah Cub Chokes On Canvas Bag !


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, habitat, nature )

Cher Away
- 165 days ago - coastweek.com
On a recent trip to Tsavo East, what seemed like a perfectly rewarding day photographing a Cheetah and her Cub that I have been monitoring for 6 months now (Malkia and Binti) almost turned into tragedy for this beautiful endangered animal.



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Comments

Pat B. (354)
Friday February 7, 2014, 1:03 pm
So glad to read that the cub is okay..!!! Thanks, Cher.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Friday February 7, 2014, 2:41 pm
This story is far more than ironic that this animal was saved.
 

Gabriela Baldaia (89)
Friday February 7, 2014, 3:33 pm
Thank you, Cher :)
 

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Friday February 7, 2014, 3:58 pm
Thanks!
 

Dale O. (189)
Friday February 7, 2014, 5:59 pm
A timely reminder to those who thoughtlessly litter and forget that some litter has the potential to snuff out a life. Luckily this Cheetah survived but how many animals die needlessly because of litter (not to mention trash in landfills).
 

Angela J. (57)
Friday February 7, 2014, 6:50 pm
Thank you.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 4:12 am
Thanks Cher.
 

John S. (297)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 4:30 am
That's why I don't go to the Kenyan parks, not the best class of tourist.
 

Sandi C. (236)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 5:28 am
Glad she is okay now.
 

Sara P. (54)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 6:28 am
Thanks Cher.
 

Chaz Berlusconi (72)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 6:42 am
It is terrible... litter is a curse.. my friends lost a cheetah on their game farm after she swallowed a bag ..
 

aj E. (163)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 8:52 am
horrible.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 1:16 pm
Noted.
 

Muriel Servaege (38)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 2:23 pm
Thank you, Cher. I am glad to read the cub is OK now.
 

Birgit W. (140)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 2:30 pm
So many human beings don't show any respect for Mother Earth. What a shame. Thank God that cheetah survived.
 

Ruth S. (314)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 4:11 pm
That is why this world is going to crap, because of so many people not caring for anyone or anything but themselves!
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 5:19 pm
Thanks Cher--again.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 8:27 pm
Here we are in the year 2014 and still when I'm out, I see all sorts of trash everywhere. These litter bugs are disgusting. Thanks Cher
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:35 pm
Noted. Thanks Cher.
This Cheetah had a close call, just because of someone's stupidity of throwing out trash , which is disgusting..
 

Jennifer H. (1)
Tuesday February 18, 2014, 1:06 pm
A game farm, Chaz? Aren't those the farms where the animals are hunted any way?

It is really sad when a park like this has animals that are suffering because of human trash. There is no excuse for it.
 
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