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For an opportunity to see the world’s fastest mammal, travel to the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre just off the N4 and on the border of the North West and Gauteng Provinces. The centre serves as an important contributor to conservation and the continued preservation of the cheetah. Thanks to the efforts of Ann van Dyk, her brother Godfrey, volunteer veterinarians and the Zoological Gardens, the cheetah is no longer on the endangered species list; this cheetah breeding facility has produced hundreds of cubs over the years that have been successfully shipped to game farms spread throughout the country, thus widening the gene pool. The centre was previously known as the De Wildt Cheetah Park and has been operating since 1971.
Apart from the cheetahs, the centre has now taken on the task of preserving the threatened African wild dog, brown hyena, duiker antelope and Egyptian vulture, amongst others.
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