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Hunting Cheetah

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Cheetah hunting is challenging because a Cheetah’s territory is vast and they are constantly on the move

Are you are looking for a Cheetah hunting safari in Namibia? If so it’s important to know that the region where Ekuja Hunting Safaris is located has the highest density of Cheetah population in the world. Our Cheetah hunting trophy pictures speak for themselves, we obviously have a high Cheetah population and excellent trophy quality.

Ekuja Hunting Safaris has an excellent hunting team of outfitters and trackers. At Ekuja Hunting Safaris we have successfully been tracking and hunting Cheetahs for many years. It is very difficult to assess the percentage of a chance to take a cheetah, although in the last few years we have had an unbelievably high success rate in hunting Cheetahs. It is very difficult to assess the percentage of chance to take a Cheetah, though from past years we have had a higher than 50 percent success rate on Cheetah hunts with our clients.

Cheetah hunting is challenging because a Cheetah’s territory is vast and they are constantly on the move. The density of Cheetah varies according to prey availability and Ekuja Hunting Safaris has a huge variety of game. A Cheetah only eats freshly killed meat so they don’t respond to baiting as is commonly done for Leopard or Lion.

However if you happen to come across a freshly killed antelope by Cheetahs, the chances of the Cheetahs coming back to eat their kill is very high, even if they have seen or smelled you. This is a very fortunate encounter situation and a well placed simple makeshift hide should be quickly put together on the spot for an opportunity to see them return to their kill within a pretty short period of time.

We have to mention that Cheetah hunts are mostly done on an encounter basis, it does take a bit of luck to encounter them, usually while traveling long distances by car over our territory, some tracking can also be conducted although the Cheetah is a particularly challenging animal to track for a variety of reasons. Hunting can also be done from a blind at a waterhole or known areas frequented by Cheetahs at Ekuja Hunting Safaris territory such as particular plains, play trees and scat rocks which can tremendously increase the chance of a successful Cheetah hunt.

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