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  • Wildlife

    Cheetah

    Most of us will be familiar with the graceful spotted cat known as the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus). We will have likely seen images of this amazing creature on our televisions or may have even seen one or two at the local zoo. What few of us know, however, is that the cheetah is listed as a ‘vulnerable species’ on the World Conservation Union’s (IUCN) Red List. This enchanting cat has ...

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    Wildlife

    The wildlife in Morocco has been under attack from humans for many years. Deforestation for pastures and agricultural use, pollution of the water sources in Morocco and overgrazing by livestock, have each played a role in the decrease of wildlife species in Morocco. Currently, there are eighteen mammal species that are on the brink of extinction and the survival of eleven bird ...