The endangered cheetah is a protected species in Namibia, but people are allowed to remove cheetahs if they pose a threat to livestock or human life.
Cheetahs who have posed no threat or taken any livestock are being captured anyway, and will be shipped in October to a zoo in Cuba.
International trade in live animals and skins is permitted from Namibia, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. Illegal trade in other parts of Africa and indiscriminate capture and removal in southern Africa continue to threaten the survival of this species.
Stop the capture and international trade of cheetahs.
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