Acinonyx jubatus

Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1775)

Common Names

Cheetah (English), Hunting Leopard (English), الفهد الصياد (Arabic), شيتا (Arabic)

Languages: English

Conservation

Status in Egypt

Native, extinct?

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Localized (Qattara depression and neighboring desert)

Taxonomy

  • Felis jubata Schreber, 1776 (synonym)
  • Acinonyx rex Pocock, 1927 (synonym)

References

M., Basuony., F. Gilbert., & S. Zalat. (2010).  Mammals of Egypt: Atlas, Red Data Listing & Conservation, Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Cairo..