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Endangered Species May Avoid Being Killed If Farms Used Guard Dogs
2013-11-27 07:04:25

A new study from the University of Kent reveals that guard dogs can significantly reduce conflicts between livestock and large carnivores, such as cheetahs and leopards.

2013-11-06 23:31:57

Visit Booth #1429 for a preview of Cheetah’s next generation of applications and services. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Cheetah Software

Big Cats Love Calvin Klein's Obsession
2013-10-15 04:12:03

While the jury’s still out on which cologne is more appealing to women, researchers from the Bronx Zoo in New York have discovered that Calvin Klein’s “Obsession for Men” is the most effective fragrance on the market at appealing to large feline species.

2013-10-09 23:28:49

Cheetah will be providing an updated look at its next generation of applications and services. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Cheetah

WildCat Robot Unveiled By Boston Dynamics In New Video
2013-10-07 04:47:22

Boston Dynamics, who just over a year ago established a new land-speed record for robots with legs, has unveiled its latest creation: a four-legged machine designed to travel quickly on all types of terrain.

2013-10-03 23:33:26

Cheetah will be providing an updated look at its next generation applications and services. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Cheetah Software

Cheetahs Adapt To Prey Hunting Strategy
2013-09-05 12:06:37

Cheetah's are already the world's fastest land animal, but new research shows that they are also able to adapt to the escape tactics of their prey.

Robotic Cat Based On Feline Anatomy
2013-06-17 13:56:19

A team of engineers from France's prestigious École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has developed a new robot based on the anatomy and behavior of a house cat.

GPS Collars Track Domestic Cats
2013-06-15 05:22:01

A team of scientists from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, has teamed up with BBC Two’s Horizon program to miniaturize GPS tracking collars, originally used to study hunting cheetahs in Botswana, to follow 50 domestic cats in a Surrey Village.


Latest Cheetah Reference Libraries

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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