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Fact

Because of the lost of habitat but also over a period of time the extreme reduction in their numbers have led to the result they faces genetically inbreeding and the lack of genetic diversity.


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Myth.

Recent genetical studies have shown that Cheetah are actually much more genetically diverse than previously thought. It seems there are a number of different genetical strains.

Extinction will most probably be due to the normal cause - habitat loss and destruction due to human encroachment.

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Gosh, look who's here! A welcome visitor indeed. :clap: :clap: Thanks for the input, IB. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Fact or myth (RV)
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 Post subject: Re: Fact or myth (RV)
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I liked this question particularly because of how the scientific evidence has unfolded. What is not in dispute is that, about ten thousand years ago, there was indeed a genetic bottleneck (mass extinction) that severely reduced the genetic diversity of cheetahs on the planet. This has indeed weakened the biological strength and adaptability of cheetahs to the environment. However, although it was, until recently, believed that as little as 1% diversity was all that was left - making the original answer to this question a fact - recent scientific evidence is now suggesting that the cheetah is not as biologically constricted as once thought. Thank you for your answers, Dr Phil and MarkusF, but very well done to Imberbe for the correct response. Handing over to you, IB ... :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Well done, Imberbe. :clap:


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Location: Vrikin stad ek haat dit!!!!! wil weer trug Nelies toe gaan!!!!
I guess Imbere is of on his holiday. Any one else with a question go ahead.

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I guess Imbere is of on his holiday. Any one else with a question go ahead.


:) What about you? :thumbs_up:

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Please proceed .... :pray:

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Imberbe too busy with park matters I suppose?

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Fact or myth

Acacia means 'thorn' from the greek word 'akis' meaning point or sharp point...

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