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A Cheetah Changes His Hunting Strategy in a Surprising Way

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A Cheetah Changes His Hunting Strategy in a Surprising Way

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At Kafue National Park, one cheetah has adapted his hunting strategy to find more prey: he hunts in the forest, instead of the open plains. This flexibility is good news for the future of Africa?s most endangered big cat.

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In the largest wilderness in Zambia, apex predators are increasingly under threat from poachers and human encroachment. Now, biologists are in a race against time to protect these carnivores. Join them in the field as they track down elusive cheetahs, put new tracking collars on endangered wild dogs, and perform emergency surgery on a snared lioness. It's dangerous work, but thanks to the Zambian Carnivore Project, the future's looking brighter for these top predators.

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