How the cheetah earned its spots

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Bullied by bigger cats, shot by farmers and subject to low genetic variation; cheetah’s fight for survival is up against the worst. Yet it has overcome the odds as the lowest ranking large carnivore to earn its spots as a specialised, adaptable predator. Here’s how.

Entangled in Mozambique's shark nets

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While shooting Shiver , a documentary on Mozambique’s shark finning crisis, filmmaker Aaron Gekosi found himself in the ultimate nightmare situation: entangled underwater in one of the shark nets they had come to document.