Learn more about the Cheetah and African Wild Dog.


Cheetah have disappeared from huge areas of their historic range. They still occur widely, but sparsely, in Africa, but Durant et al 2017 estimate that cheetah have disappeared from 88% of their historic range on the continent. Of their remaining range, only 21% is protected.

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African Wild Dog

African wild dogs have disappeared from much of their former range. They are currently found only in about 14 countries in Africa, with viable populations in only eight countries (Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe).

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With Thanks to…

The Range Wide Conservation Program is a joint initiative of the Zoological Society of London and the Wildlife Conservation Society, endorsed by the IUCN Cat and Canid Specialist Groups. The program’s core operating costs are funded by the Howard G Buffet Foundation. Many other organisations have supported or funded various aspects of the program.