Responsible genetic management of large carnivores: Conserving cheetahs on an evolutionary timescale


Between 1965 and 2015, cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) were reintroduced into 53 small fenced reserves in South Africa. These reintroductions resulted in a current population of 315 cheetahs. These cheetahs are managed as a... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Vincent van der Merwe (Endangered Wildlife Trust)
  2. Kelly Marnewick (Endangered Wildlife Trust)
  3. Susan Miller (University of Pretoria)
  4. Harriet Davies-Mostert (Endangered Wildlife Trust)

Topic Area

Topics: Trans-boundary Species Management


OS-C2 » HWC: Big Cats (16:30 - Monday, 11th January, Kirinyaga 2)

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