Cheetahs in South Africa South African Tourism Cheetahs speedy hunters of the grasslands have lately been introduced again to the Karoo where they ruled centuries ago. Here they are thriving. Cheetah Facts Cheetah Outreach South Africa Status IUCN status of sub Saharan cheetah Vulnerable. IUCN status of North African cheetah Critically Endangered. Listed on United States Endangered. Cheetah Basic Facts About Cheetahs Defenders of Wildlife Historically cheetahs were found throughout Africa and Asia from South Africa to India. They are now confined to parts of eastern central and southwestern. Endangered cheetahs in South Africa All media content DW. Mar 11 2017. Cheetahs may be facing extinction. Only around 7000 now live in the wild. In South Africa their natural habitat is shrinking. The NGO Cheetah. Cheetah Outreach South Africa Cheetah Outreach is an education and community based programme created to raise awareness of the plight of the cheetah and to campaign for its survival.