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…
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 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
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/…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Famed dancer Josephine Baker was a spy during WW2 and had a pet cheetah. mentalfloss.com/article/2…
Cheetahs can be easily tamed and were kept as pets in ancient Egypt and used to hunt in Rome 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…
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…
, 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…
There is a specific bark of a male cheetah that causes females to ovulate. nationalgeographic.com/an…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Ancient Egyptian's tried to domesticate cheetahs as house pets, and also tamed them to be used for hunting. cheetahsalive.org/asiatic…
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…
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 owner of Jimmy Johns killed elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, and other big game animals in Africa. sportingclassicsdaily.com…
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…
Cheetahs, unlike other big cats, cannot roar, but make noises similar to house cats, such as purrs and meows. irishexaminer.com/breakin…
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…
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…
Cheetahs can’t roar, they can only meow, because of the absence of the hyoid bone in its neck. bigcatrescue.org/cheetah-…
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…
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…
A male horsefly can fly at speeds of over 145 km/h (90 mph) making it faster than a cheetah. discoverwildlife.com/anim…
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…
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…
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…
Most female cheetahs never succeed in raising a cub to maturity, since the mortality rate is so high. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
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…
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…
Cheetahs don't roar or growl, instead they chirp like birds youtube.com/watch?v=0eDN0…
Cheetahs supposedly overheating while chasing prey is a myth. news.nationalgeographic.c…
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…
The actress who played Miss Kitty on TV's Gunsmoke sometimes brought her pet lion Kemo to the set. She also ran an experimental program to breed cheetahs, and co-founded what is now Arizona's oldest no-kill animal shelter en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ama…
Two male bears from a zoo in Croatia were caught engaging in oral sex -- Oral sex is well documented in mammals as diverse as rats, fruit bats, horses, goats, dolphins, most primates, cheetahs, lions, hyenas, sheep and cattle. sciencing.com/animals-bes…
Although the cheetah is the fastest animal on the planet at speeds up to 70mph, its success rate of catching prey is only 1 in 19. entrepreneurbynature.com/…
While a Cheetah's maximum speed of 64 MPH is equal to 16 body lengths per second, the Macropalpis mite can achieve a top speed equal to 322 body lengths per second. The equivalent speed for a human running as fast as this mite would be 1,300 mph. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par…
Cheetahs were almost wiped out by the last ice-age, and all modern cheetahs are descended from a small portion of the surviving cats that interbred to maintain their species. Because of this, cheetahs are practically genetic clones of one another. smithsonianmag.com/scienc…
Dogs are placed with cheetahs in captivity to help keep them calm. cesarsway.com/dogbehavior…
You shouldn't use Calvin Klein's "Obsession" scent when you are on a Safari. Cheetahs,Tigers, Jaguars and other wild cats are attracted by it. Scientists use it to count the population of these animals better. wcs.org/news-and-features…
- there is a kind of cheetah that exists outside of Africa. The critically endangered Asiatic cheetah only lives today in Iran. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asi…
A Cheetah can only run for short sprints of up to 300 yards bigcatrescue.org/cheetah-…
Cheetahs are so shy zoos give them support dogs zoo.sandiegozoo.org/anima…
The average Cheetah's stride when it is running full speed is around 21 feet in length. cheetah.org/about-the-che…
Cheetahs were almost wiped out by the last ice-age, and all modern cheetahs are descended from a small portion of the surviving cats that interbred to maintain their species. Because of this, cheetahs are practically genetic clones of one another. smithsonianmag.com/making…
A cheetah named Sarah holds the record for the fastest 100-meter sprint in the world with 5.95 seconds. livescience.com/22080-che…
Ancient peoples in the Middle East and India tamed Cheetahs and trained them to ride horses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
Most cheetahs are in bred because a population collapse in the Ice Age phys.org/news/2015-12-gen…
At full sprint a cheetah spends more time flying than in contact with the ground en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fas…
That, after Cheetah, Ostrich is the second fastest animal on land. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fas…
Cheetahs are virtually clones of each other animals.howstuffworks.com…
Whitney Houston produced the Emmy awarding winning Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella(1997), The Princess Diaries starring Anne Hathaway(2001), and Disney's The Cheetah Girls(2003) en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
Frito Lay once opened a Cheeto-themed restaurant. The Spotted Cheetah revolved entirely around Cheetos, and had dishes like Cheeto meatballs and cheeto mac n cheese people.com/food/we-tried-…
The cheetah is native to North America sciencedaily.com/releases…
Greyhounds can accelerate at 0.7g's, second only to cheetahs, who can accelerate at a hair over 1g. popularmechanics.com/scie…
Cheetahs were nearly exhausted by the last ice-age, and all modern cheetahs are descended from a small portion of the surviving cats that interbred to maintain their species. Due to this, cheetahs are almost genetic clones of one another. smithsonianmag.com/making…
The Maharajah of Surguja who holds a record for shooting 1360 Tigers, shot down the last 3 cheetahs in India, which is the only animal in recorded history to become extinct from India due to unnatural causes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
Whitney Houston produced Disney's 'The Princess Diaries' and 'The Cheetah Girls' series of films. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
Pronghorns can run so much faster than any local predator today because they evolved to survive now extinct predators like Miracinonyx also known as the American Cheetah. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
The genetic diversity of Cheetahs is so narrow that unrelated individuals can be as genetically similar as human identical twins cheetah.org/?nd=genetic_d…
Josephine Baker would sometimes bring her pet cheetah, Chiquita, on stage during her performances. The cheetah would often leap in to the orchestra pit and terrorize the musicians, adding a new level of excitement to the show. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos…
The extinct american cheetah could be the reason pronghorns run so fast today en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ame…
"big cats" (tigers, cheetahs, etc) tend to respond to catnip in much the same way as a domestic housecat youtube.com/watch?v=tklx3…
Ancient Egyptians used tamed and trained cheetahs for hunting; this tradition was passed on and kept alive until the 20th century by e.g. Indian royalty en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
The current cheetah population was repopulated by less that 7 cheetahs 10000 years ago leading to very little genetic variation science.howstuffworks.com…
In ancient times cheetahs have been used by humans for haunting purposes youtu.be/NC21UXgbzPM
The Smilodon species were more muscular than modern lions, could grow up to 880 lbs (399 kg), and competed for food among Dire wolves, American Lions, and American Cheetahs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smi…
No animals were harmed in the making of the 1981 movie roar, but 70 cast and crew members were as they lived in the company of 150 undomesticated lions, tigers, jaguars, and cheetahs. indiewire.com/article/hol…
The honey badger eats porcupines and poisonous snakes, raids beehives for honey, kidnaps baby cheetahs, and steals food from hungry lions. (pdf) superteacherworksheets.co…
Cheetahs can only run for ~30 seconds before their brain overheats and shuts down yellowmagpie.com/cheetah-…
Cheetahs were almost wiped out by the last ice-age, and all modern cheetahs are descended from a small portion of the surviving cats that interbred to maintain their species. Because of this, cheetahs are practically genetic clones of one another. smithsonianmag.com/making…
Cheetahs can chirp like a bird to call for their young youtu.be/E6Qh3VTmtxU
Cheetahs go from 0-47mph in 2 seconds, and its top speed is under dispute, between 58mph-70mph! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
Carpophorus used rags soaked with menstrual blood to train animals to rape women in the ancient Roman arenas, including cheetahs, wild boars, lions, zebras, and a jackass wordinfo.info/unit/4128?l…
Today I learned of the movie "Roar" in which over 70 cast and crew members were injured by lions, cheetahs, and elephants. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roa…
There is an african cheetah-racoon! And he is a distant cousin to the asiatic bear-cat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afr…
In 2009 Usain Bolt adopted an abandoned cheetah named Lightning. espn.com/olympics/trackan…
In 2013 Devin Hester and Chris Johnson both raced against a cheetah. Chris Johnson lost. Devin Hester won. ftw.usatoday.com/2013/11/…
A number of biologists want to "re-wild" the North American continent with African and Asian megafauna like lions, cheetahs, elephants, and camels to restore the extinct Pleistocene ecosystem. hummingbirds.arizona.edu/…
Pronghorn is the second fastest land animal in the world finishing behind only the cheetah, it's natural predator. animals.nationalgeographi…
The just one Cheetah stride can cover 20+ ft! jacoboneal.com/cheetah/
Cheetahs meow like house cats youtu.be/S6LmQeTRr3Y
Cheetahs were once classified as canines and it's because their feet are more like dogs' feet than cats'. houstonzooblogs.org/zoo/t…
There is a cheetah named Eleanor that is known to have mothered at least 10% of all adult cheetahs in the southern Serengeti ngm.nationalgeographic.co…
Cheetahs are 97% identical. They can accept skin grafts from each other about 50% of the time. In humans, these grafts are almost always rejected unless taken from an identical twin. abc.net.au/science/articl…
The Pronghorn, an American antelope, is the second-fastest land animal in the world and likely evolved to outrun the now extinct American cheetah. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
While often considered the 5th "Big Cat," cheetahs cannot roar. They can purr like house cats though en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che…
Today I learned of the Cheetah, a robot that can run faster than Usain Bolt en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bos…
When chasing prey Cheetahs can overheat after 1 minute of running. This can take serious toll on their body. theanimalfiles.com/mammal…

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