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2014-10-29 08:28:07

Team to Kick Off Nationwide Tour with Inaugural Game in Long Beach, Calif. and Special Guest Appearance by Global Futbol Legend, Jorge Campos PLANO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what promises to be an entertainment experience unlike anything you've ever seen, Chester Cheetah, the official Cheetos brand spokes-cheetah, today announced the introduction of Los Cheetahs. This insanely talented team of trick fútbol players combines athleticism, theater and comedy -- a...

2014-10-28 08:41:11

BEIJING, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM) ("Cheetah Mobile" or the "Company"), a leading mobile internet company, today announced that it plans to release its third quarter 2014 financial results on Monday, November 10, 2014 before market opens. The Company will hold a conference call on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 8:00 am Eastern Time or 9:00 pm Beijing Time to discuss the financial results. Listeners may access the call by dialing the following...

2014-10-15 08:25:37

BEIJING, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM) ("Cheetah Mobile" or the "Company"), a leading mobile Internet company that provides mission critical applications to help make the Internet and mobile experience speedier, simpler, and safer for users worldwide, today announced that the Company has entered into a joint operation framework agreement for games with Kingsoft Corporation Limited (03888.HK) ("Kingsoft", including its subsidiaries other than Cheetah...

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2014-10-04 08:14:06

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Like housecats, cheetahs spend much of their time relaxing, opting to conserve their energy for the bursts of activity required to take down their prey, according to new research appearing Friday in the journal Science. However, lead author Dr. David M. Scantlebury of the Queen’s University Belfast School of Biological Sciences and his colleagues report that their analysis of the creatures’ daily energy expenditure revealed that...

MIT-Cheetah
2014-09-16 04:42:37

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you're building a robotic animal for speed, the ultimate goal has to be to emulate the world’s fastest land animal – the cheetah. And a team of researchers at MIT, supported by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), has been doing exactly that. In her article for MIT, Jennifer Chu describes how scientists have made a major advance in recreating the real-life cheetah’s movements. By developing a new...

2014-09-09 23:03:13

Dr. Marker of the Cheetah Conservation Fund and photographer Suzie Eszterhas will present the problems facing cheetahs in the wild – with a focus on human wildlife conflict and what’s being done right now to save this species from extinction. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 On Thursday, September 18, 2014, from 6:30pm – 9:00pm, the public is invited to attend a Conservation Speaker Series featuring author Dr. Laurie Marker and wildlife photographer Suzie Eszterhas. Dr. Marker...

2014-09-08 08:38:11

Chester Cheetah releases new limited-edition Halloween treat and delivers virtual tricks to celebrate the most mischievous time of the year PLANO, Texas, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all pranksters: Chester Cheetah, the official Cheetos brand spokes-cheetah, has proclaimed that after years of the 'same old same old,' Halloween needs a new twist - so, today he unveiled a new bag of treats and tricks to bring out the mischievous side of families this season. With the release of new...

2014-08-12 08:37:05

BEIJING, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM) ("Cheetah" or the "Company"), a leading mobile internet company that provides mission critical applications to help make the internet and mobile experience speedier, simpler, and safer for users worldwide, announced today that it has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement with Beijing Starsinhand Technology Company Limited ("Starsinhand"), a subsidiary of Tencent Holdings Limited ("Tencent"), to acquire an...

2014-08-06 08:38:14

BEIJING, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM) ("Cheetah Mobile" or the "Company"), a leading mobile internet company, today announced that it plans to release its second quarter 2014 financial results on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 before market opens. The Company will hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8:00 am Eastern Time or 8:00 pm Beijing Time to discuss the financial results. Listeners may access the call by dialing the following numbers:...

2014-07-31 16:32:24

SKIPPACK, Pa., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Mobile is joining the growing list of US Listed Chinese companies whose shareholders are not informed of the same material information that is first being disclosed by third party venues in China. We view this as information arbitrage because of the lag time between the distribution in China and when US investors learn of the same facts. In the case of Cheetah, GeoInvesting ("GEO" or "GeoInvesting.com") believes that this material...


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Giant Cheetah, Acinonyx pardinensis
2012-10-27 17:25:42

The giant cheetah (Acinonyx pardinensis) is an extinct species of cat that is the closest relative of the modern cheetah. This species could be found in Europe during the early and middle years of the Pleistocene. Its range included Germany, France, India, and China, and it shared this range with leopards and jaguars. It is thought that competition with these smaller cats may have caused the giant cheetah’s extinction. The giant cheetah is thought to have been twice the size of modern...

Acinonyx Kurteni
2012-10-27 17:20:10

Acinonyx kurteni is an extinct, carnivorous species classified in the Felidae family. This cat was native to Asia in the Late Pliocene, around 2.5 million years ago. It was first described in 2008, and is the most primitive species of cheetah known. Its discovery defends the modern cheetah’s Old World origin. There are some differences between the two species, but these are mainly in the mouth area. Since its classification and formal description, some have asserted that the Acinonyx...

Thomson’s Gazelle, Eudorcas thomsonii
2012-06-17 19:56:59

Thomson’s gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) is also known as a “tommie” and is one of the most well-known gazelle species. Named after Joseph Thomson, Thomson’s gazelle is native to Africa where it is the most commonly found gazelle. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the red-fronted gazelle, and was previously in the genus Gazella, in the subgenus Eudorcas. Eudorcas eventually became a distinct genus, classifying some species of gazelle within their own genus. Thomson’s...

Grant’s Gazelle, Nanger granti
2012-06-15 12:08:26

Grant’s gazelle (Nanger granti) is native to Africa. Its northern range of Tanzania extends south to Ethiopia and the Sudan, and from the coast of Kenya to Lake Victoria. It prefers habitats within shrub lands and grass plains, but can also be found in regions that are more arid. In Swahili, Grant’s gazelle is called Swala Granti. It was placed within the Nanger subgenus of the genus Gazella, before Nanger became a separate genus. Grant’s gazelle holds five recognized subspecies. The...

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2007-01-19 19:19:34

The Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus) is a rare critically endangered subspecies of the cheetah found primarily in Iran. It is an atypical member of the cat family (Felidae) that hunts by speed rather than by stealth or pack tactics. It lives in a vast fragmented desert and although recently extinct in India it is also known as the Indian cheetah. It is the fastest of all land animals and can reach speeds of up to 70 mph (112 km/h). The cheetah is well known for its amazing...

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