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Cheetah

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

Altitude range:  1700 –2100 m  October 11 741 small
Main habitats:  Open to lightly wooded short grasslands on relatively flat ground.
Percentage of Lolldaiga used:  60 – 80%
Group size:  1 – 3
Abundance as of May 2015:  No fewer than 11 cheetah use Lolldaiga but, with their large home ranges (>500 km²), no individuals are resident.

Other information:  Globally ‘Vulnerable’ species.

DeJong & Butynski - LHL - CheetahDistribution maps prepared by the Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme & the Kenya Rangelands Wild Dog and Cheetah Project; Yvonne de Jong, Tom Butynski, Julius Mathiu, Mike Roberts, Paul Benson, and Johnson Parkenga.