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The Cheetah Run by Alison Hawthorne Deming • Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments
heetahs are leaving the world. In 1900 there were 100,000 cheetahs. In 2000 there were 10,000. All cheetahs are so closely related that they are almost the same genetic individual: skin grafts from one to another are virtually foolproof. This is because there is so little genetic variation among them. They are all descended …