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| Last Updated:: 16/12/2019

How India lost its spots

 

 

 

 

 

Did desertification really cause cheetahs to go extinct in India? Research suggests otherwise. These docile cats were hunted and captured indiscriminately in the 1700s and 1800s until one day not one was left.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: The Hindu, 15 December 2019, Magazine, Chennai.