Cheetahs heading for extinction, study says

Urgent action is needed to stop the cheetah – the world’s fastest land animal – becoming extinct, scientists say.

A study published by the National Academy of Sciences in the United States estimates that there are only around 7,000 now in the wild across Africa and in a small area of Iran.

Matt McGrath reports.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-38442664

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