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Africa’s cheetahs, leopards face extinction as poaching intensifies

Posted in Africa: Lions with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 29, 2010 by kendickjerkins

Most rare and precious African fauna and flora species are on the verge of extinction, today more than in the past years following increased illegal trade in the past decade as global demand for these increases on daily basis.

Game poaching has been singled out as the greatest threat that could lead to the extinction of wild animals like elephants, leopards, rhinoceros, gorillas and buffaloes among other African animals, making these species more endangered like never before.

An African leopard

And a cheetah

I hope this cheetah looks as good on someone’s wall as she does prowling the African savanna┬áin search of an impala to feed her kittens so that they too may maintain the beauty and biodiversity of the world in which we live.

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