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2013-05-01 23:01:48

The Project Management Professionals (PMPs) at Cheetah Learning (http://www.CheetahLearning.com) have named two cities in Virginia–Fairfax and Arlington–as upcoming locations for aspiring project managers to take Cheetah´s PMP Exam Prep. In conjunction with that announcement, Cheetah is offering a free report titled “The Most Important Credential in Washington DC.” Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 More than 15 million project management roles are likely to be...

2013-04-19 23:03:26

The Project Management Institute (PMI) released a new edition of the PMBOK Guide in January, and the Project Management Professionals (PMPs) at Cheetah Learning (http://www.CheetahLearning.com) are encouraging test-takers using the previous guide to schedule their PMP exams now–before examinations based on the new edition are implemented. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 Aspiring project managers using the previous edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) should...

2012-12-16 05:02:29

2013 1st Quarter schedule for those planning to take the Project Management Institute´s Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam has been posted on Cheetah Learning´s home page at http://www.CheetahLearning.com. Locations include California, New York, North Carolina, Minnesota plus others. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 February 18-22, 2013 are the dates for the Columbus, OH Cheetah Learning Project Management Professional (PMP) Certifications exam,...

Cheetah's Unique Coat Linked To Genetic Mutation
2012-09-21 05:17:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cat enthusiasts can tell you all about the myriad of coat patterns that can be found on domestic cats and their larger, wild cousins. From cheetahs to tigers to snow leopards, wild cats have distinctive patterns of light and dark fur, forming spots, stripes, swirls, blotches, marbles and rosettes. A research team led by Stanford University has unlocked the biological secret behind a rare, striped cheetah found only in sub-Saharan...

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2012-09-09 08:33:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online In a new study, Japanese researchers have compared the muscle fibers of domestic cats and dogs with those of the cheetah in an attempt to discover just how the world's quickest land mammal can travel at speeds that would leave highly-decorated Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt in the dust. By analyzing the various animals, a team of experts from Yamaguchi University, Honda R&D Co Ltd, and the Akiyoshidai Wild Animal Park were...

DARPA Robot Bolts Past The Competition
2012-09-06 11:32:46

Watch the Video: DARPA´s Cheetah Bolts Past the Competition Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Hide your kids, hide your wife: Robots can now run up to 28 mph In March, DARPA released a video of their Boston Dynamic´s Cheetah robot running on a treadmill and setting the land speed record for robots with legs, an admittedly short category. Yesterday, DARPA announced that in just under 6 months, they´ve been able to successfully trump their...

2012-06-23 23:03:21

In the past six years, the Endangered Wildlife Trust has successfully placed about 110 Anatolian Shepard dogs that are protecting goat, sheep and cattle ranches from predation by leopard, cheetah, caracal, wild dog, and jackal. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) co-managed Rare Species Fund (RSF) just awarded $5,000 support for the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), human-wildlife conflict mitigation program in South Africa. The Human-Wildlife...

Cheetah vs. Greyhound: Which One Is Faster?
2012-06-22 07:27:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com With Cheetahs going from 0 to 60 mph in around three seconds, they can easily outpace last year´s Ford Mustang, but just what propels the world´s quickest land animal to record rates? That´s what a team of UK and South African researchers set out to find out in comparing them to greyhounds, according to their report in the latest edition of The Journal of Experimental Biology. “Cheetahs and greyhounds are known to use a rotary gallop...


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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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