Siegfried and Roy were fired from their first gig together for bringing a live cheetah on a cruise ship. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sie…
Chester Cheetah wasn't the original mascot for Cheetos. Instead it was a mouse simply named the Cheetos Mouse, as it was decided a mouse would be the perfect pick since mice love cheese. It wasn't until 1986 when Chester Cheetah came along and Cheetos Mouse faded to obscurity. atlasobscura.com/articles…
One of the main reasons cheetah’s can run up to 70 mph is because their muscles make up for half of their bodyweight. youtube.com/watch?v=rgrgx…
Cheetahs are not considered a big cat because they lack the ability to roar. Cheetahs, the last living member of the Acinonyx genus, lacks the floating hyoid unlike lions, tigers, jaguars, and leopards.(Panthera) cheetah.org/canada/2017/0…
Cheetahs were native to India until 1948 (approximately). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asi…
The actor who played Freddy Rumsen on Mad Men was the original voice of Chester Cheetah and Bill Murray's brother. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe…
Cheetahs are so instinctively shy animals, especially in captivity, that they even fail to procreate. And so for years, conservationists have been giving cheetahs emotional support dogs who are raised with them and help them socialise and reduce anxiety. youtu.be/xeq-eMBsRV8
Today I learned about the difference between a Cheetah, a Leopard, and a Jaguar. They have significant difference in behavior and physicality although they look all same. They can be distinguished by the pattern of spots present in their body. sawongam.com/others/the-d…
The American pronghorn 'antelope', the second-fastest land animal in the world, likely evolved its speed to outrun the now-extinct American cheetah en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
Cheetahs Chirp youtu.be/E6Qh3VTmtxU
Because cheetahs have only a one-piece hyoid bone, they cannot roar, and as a result, they meow instead (two hyoid bones are needed to roar) twistedsifter.com/videos/…
Big cats like tigers and cheetahs are attracted to Calvin Klein's Obsession. The Banham Zoo has requested people to drop off their perfumes due to low supplies. The fragrance has also been used in India in 2018 to catch a reported man-eating tiger. bbc.com/news/uk-england-n…
Kangals and Anatolian Shepherd dogs are being distributed to Namibian farmers for use as guard dogs to protect livestock, in a bid to save the local cheetah population edition.cnn.com/2016/03/0…
Cheetahs are native to Asia in addition to Africa. The Asiatic cheetah is a critically endangered subspecies whose range has shrunk to Iran's central plateau. It's believed that there were fewer than 50 individuals in the wild as of 2017. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asi…
Some bacteria can move twice as fast as a cheetah in terms of body length per second and have biological motors that can rotate up to 17000 RPM. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fla…
There is a specific bark of a male cheetah that causes females to ovulate. nationalgeographic.com/an…
Coretta Scott King asked performer Josephine Baker if she would take her husband's place as leader of the Civil Rights movement, but Baker declined. She was also a WWII spy and had a pet cheetah with a diamond collar that ran amok during her performances. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos…
Cheetahs can be easily tamed and were kept as pets in ancient Egypt and used to hunt in Rome en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
Famed dancer Josephine Baker was a spy during WW2 and had a pet cheetah. mentalfloss.com/article/2…
Because of a near extinction event 10,000 years ago, Cheetahs are very inbred. They are so inbred, that genetically they are almost identical. A cheetah in a zoo in NYC is nearly identical to one in Tokyo, or in the wild. evolution.berkeley.edu/ev…
The Mughal Emperors of India kept over 1,000 tamed cheetahs for use in hunting. Because cheetahs do not breed in captivity this caused their extinction in India. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
The common pigeon is the 7th fastest animal on the planet. The cheetah ranks 12th. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fas…
, cheetah unlike the other big cats have claws like dogs which isn't fully retractable. Their feet structure is maximized for speedy chases on prey, leopard & lion can't achieve. ypte.org.uk/factsheets/ch…
Only about 7,100 cheetahs are left in the wild on Earth. The current number is down from an estimated 100,000 at the end of the 19th century. usatoday.com/story/tech/s…
America's Pronghorn "Antelope" is 2nd in Running Speed (55 mph) Only to the Cheetah; that it Likely Evolved this Speed to Outrun the Now-Extinct American Cheetah; and that, Despite Appearances, it is NOT an Antelope at All, but Rather Most Closely Related to Giraffes! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
Ancient Egyptian's tried to domesticate cheetahs as house pets, and also tamed them to be used for hunting. cheetahsalive.org/asiatic…
In Justice League the animated series, Cheetah was supposed to have died in her first appearance but because of a continuity error she accidentally appeared alive in a shot at the end. She would go on to make reappearances multiple times in Justice League and Justice League Unlimited. dcau.fandom.com/wiki/Chee…
Today I learned about the "Linxia cheetah", a fossil cat from China that is now known to have been a forgery. The Linxia cheetah was constructed using a combination of assorted bones and plaster. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aci…
Wild tigers never lived in Africa. As part of the Felidae family (lions, tigers, cheetahs, leopards, jaguars, etc), these cats share a common ancestor that originated from Africa. A common theory is that one branch of this family migrated to Asia nearly 2 million years ago, evolving into tigers. thegreatprojects.com/blog…
The owner of Jimmy Johns killed elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, and other big game animals in Africa. sportingclassicsdaily.com…
Teddy Roosevelt and his son killed 512+ animals on a safari, the menagerie included: 17 lions, 3 leopards, 7 cheetahs, 9 hyenas, 11 elephants, 20 rhino, 29 zebras, 27 gazelles, 9 giraffes, 4 flamingos, 8 hippopotami, 2 ostriches, 4 crocodiles, 4 pythons, 2 vultures, and a pelican. vox.com/2015/7/29/9067587…
The jaguarundi, related to cougars and cheetahs, is a furtive, mostly diurnal, wild feline native to southern North America and South America with relatively short legs, an elongated body, and a long bushy tail. The ears are short and rounded, and its coat is without spots and uniform in color. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jag…
Cheetahs, unlike other big cats, cannot roar, but make noises similar to house cats, such as purrs and meows. irishexaminer.com/breakin…
Zoos around the world are raising cheetah kittens with puppy companions to help the cheetahs deal with excess energy, learn social cues, and combat stress news.nationalgeographic.c…
Cheetahs can’t roar, they can only meow, because of the absence of the hyoid bone in its neck. bigcatrescue.org/cheetah-…
The fastest Cheetah ever recorded was named Sarah. In 2012, then-11-year-old Sarah was filmed running on a U.S.A. Track and Field-certified course at an unmatched pace of 61 miles per hour. Sarah’s 5.95 second 100-meter dash holds the known planet-wide record. mentalfloss.com/article/7…
North America had it's own, bigger, version of the cheetah in the Pleistocene, 2.6 million to 12,000 years ago. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
The Pronghorn is the second fastest land animal in the world. Nothing currently living in NA can catch it, but a now extinct cheetah might have. This is one example of Evolutionary Anachronism. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evo…
Kavir National Park hosts car racing competitions, which, together with military maneuvers, have led many unique animal species, such as the Persian zebras and the Asian cheetahs to flee the area as they do not feel secure anymore en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kav…
The world's fastest land animal was named Sarah, a South African cheetah who, at age 11, ran 100m in 5.95 seconds (or 61 mph). She lived in the Cincinnati Zoo and passed away at 15 years of age in 2016. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…
The aversion of most predators toward hunting honey badgers has led to the suggestion that the countershaded coats of cheetah cubs evolved in imitation of the honey badger's colouration, which warns off predators. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hon…
Because almost all cheetahs were wiped out by the last ice age, modern cheetahs are all practically genetic clones of each other. smithsonianmag.com/scienc…
A male horsefly can fly at speeds of over 145 km/h (90 mph) making it faster than a cheetah. discoverwildlife.com/anim…
Today I learned of Roar, the most dangerous movie ever made. The movie had 110 untrained lions, tigers, cheetahs, cougars and jaguars, which led to 70 cast and crew members being injured. The injuries ranged fron broken bones to scalpings and gangrene. theguardian.com/film/2015…
The fact that a Cheetah's top speed is 64 mph (man's is 28mph) was based on a single reading taken when it ran on a flat track back in 1960s. nationalgeographic.com/sc…
Cheetahs are able to accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in just 3 seconds (or 3 strides), beating most supercars. youtube.com/watch?v=V8vej…
Most female cheetahs never succeed in raising a cub to maturity, since the mortality rate is so high. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
The Pronghorn (aka American antelope) which evolved to outrun the now-extinct American Cheetah, is more closely related to giraffes than any north American animal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
Cheetahs only need to drink water every 3-4 days due to lack of water in their native land. conservationinstitute.org…
Antelopes will run from a cheetah that is 800 meters away, but will wait until a lion is only 200 meters away, because lions are stealth hunters and a visible lion is unlikely to attack. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…

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