This little cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) has been dealt a raw deal. Had he been born a hundred years ago, his chances for survival would have been much better. The worldwide cheetah population has declined by nearly 85 percent in that short time span. Do you want to help this little guy to survive? To find out how, check out the Cheetah Conservation Fund and the Ann van Dyck Cheetah Centre, where you can “adopt” your own baby cheetah!
–Photo and text by WT Trip Leader Dana Allen