Q. Consider the following statements regarding Cheetah:
1. The cheetah is world’s fastest “land mammal”
2. While Asian cheetah is under “endangered” category, African cheetah is under “vulnerable” category of IUCN
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Statement 1 is correct
Statement 2 is incorrect: Asian Cheetah are Critically endangered under IUCN red list. Only 40-50 are left in Iran and it is declared as extinct in India
Also read: About Cheetah