Since farmers in Namibia have employed Anatolian shepherds and Kangals to protect their goat and sheep herds, farmer-cheetah altercations, cheetah deaths and livestock losses have dropped dramatically. Some 450 dogs have been placed on farms over the last two decades, and since then, cheetah numbers have rebounded from 2,500 in 1986 to an estimated 4,000 today, while livestock losses have dropped 80% to 100% on farms with dogs.

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