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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acinonyx jubatus

Service Dogs Help Save Cheetahs from Extinction in the Wild

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), at least 10,000 species become extinct annually. Fast approaching this sad marker is the world’s fastest land mammal, the cheetah. Once occurring throughout much of Africa and Asia, the cheetah has now vanished from most of the regions. At Mpala, a team of scientists from Action for Cheetahs is using trained

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Q&A: Africa Live Chat with Dedan Ngatia!

Great news! Mpala Live will be hosting a live chat with Dedan Ngatia and will need you to send us questions by Wednesday, April 19th for Ngatia to answer!  Dedan is a post-graduate student at Karatina University in Kenya with a lifelong passion for conservation/wildlife research and with a deep interest in carnivores and disease ecology. For his Master’s

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Helen and Stef Answer Your Questions on Cheetahs & Wild Dogs

Val from Mpala here. Mpala researchers Helen O’Neill and Stef Strebel have added new information to questions you sent in on Cheetahs and Wild Dogs.

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Live Chat with Grevy’s Zebra Experts, 10/22/14 – 1pm PT / 4pm ET

Tune in on Wednesday, October 22 at 1 PM Pacific/4 PM Eastern for an African Wildlife Live Chat with Dr. Dan Rubenstein, a Grevy’s zebra expert. 

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Live Chat with Ecology Expert on Africa Wildlife Cams

Join us today – Friday, September 19th – at 2 PM Pacific/5 PM Eastern for an Expert Live Chat with UC Santa Barbara Asst. Professor, Dr. Douglas McCauley and Francis Joyce on the African Wildlife Cams.

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