Cheetahs are "sprinting" to extinction due to habitat loss and other forms of human impact, according to a new study out this week which called for urgent action to save the world's fastest land animals.
An inquisitive cheetah turned into a cameraman's dream come true when the big cat playfully swiped the man's GoPro camera away from him.
Boris von Schoenebeck was used to watching two of the big cats climb on his jeep while he filmed in the Serengeti.
While the incident sounds worse than it actually was, American comedian and movie star Adam Sandler, while on safari in South Africa, was actually attacked by a cheetah while trying to give it a little water.
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A Scottish woman visiting a South African game reserve for her sixtieth birthday was given a nasty reception by supposedly tame cheetahs at the reserve. The cheetahs, in an attack that lasted about three minutes, almost mauled her to death.
A wildlife conservation group has reported the first cheetah sighting in southern Angola in more than three decades. The animal’s habitat was devastated during Angola’s civil war between 1975 to 2002.
A simple house-cat or domesticated dog just wouldn’t cut it as a pet for the fastest human being on the planet.
21-year-old Usain Bolt was seen walking around Kenya with his newly adopted cheetah which he has appropriately named 'Lightning Bolt.'
Passengers on a Delta flight experienced some baggage delays when a cheetah got loose in the baggage compartment. Although the wild cat did not cause any damage, it did cause some fright for baggage operators. The cat was subdued with a tranquilizer.