Monthly Archives: March 2012

Cheetah Mother’s 72 Hours: Pt III

As seen in National Geographic:   Releasing the Cheetah Marcy Mendelson © 2012 / Cheetah-Watch.com The intricate scars on a cheetah’s leg reveal a hard life in the wild I asked Cheetah Conservation Botswana’s researcher, Jane Horgan, why they needed to capture and collar a […]

Cheetah Mother’s 72 Hours: Pt II

As seen in National Geographic:   Scenes from the on-site workup of the wild cheetah Marcy Mendelson © 2012 / Cheetah-Watch.com My first day in the field with Cheetah Conservation Botswana staff, I met Keith. Manager of the Ko Mogotlhong Game Farm, he drove up […]

SheepKill

Cheetah Mother’s 72 Hours: Pt I

As seen in National Geographic: The latest from cheetah country comes to you in 3 parts: Part I: Ghanzi District, Botswana. Late October, 2011 – Cheetah Conservation Botswana View in Camp  Murphy lazes about on Sunday  It is Sunday at last, time to rest.  A […]

A Namibian Cheetah

The Wild Female