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2011-10-13 07:00:00

Ron DeArmond, course instructor for the Feline Conservation Federation teaches the Wildlife Conservation Educators Course to empower the next generation of conservation educators, and also, to

2011-07-28 08:08:00

ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PGAV Destinations, a global leader in the planning and design of entertainment and cultural destinations, is pleased to announce that its Cheetah Hunt project has opened as the newest mega-attraction at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

2011-07-13 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Technologies LP has released V-Factor(TM) 2.6 for its Source Monitor(TM) product family. V-Factor Source Monitor is the premier video performance monitoring solution within broadband communications and video network applications.

2011-06-30 09:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Animals in need and endangered species around the world will benefit from more than $1 million in grants awarded this year by the non-profit SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund.

2011-06-14 13:40:00

CHICAGO, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremy Bennington, SVP of Strategic Development at Cheetah Technologies LP will be serving as a panelist at "The Cable Show" in Chicago, IL.

2011-06-13 12:40:37

Five cheetah cubs were born May 28 to 6-year-old Amani at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va.

2011-06-10 00:00:30

Tropical Shipping USA, LLC has implemented the SaaS-based Cheetah Drayage system to enhance their ability to provide on-time trucking services to their customers Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Cheetah Software Services, Inc., a leading provider of real-time logistics solutions for delivery, LTL, and private fleet carriers, announced that Tropical Shipping USA, LLC has implemented the SaaS-based Cheetah Drayage system to enhance their ability to provide on-time trucking services...

2011-04-27 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Technologies, LP will showcase how cable system operators can ensure Quality of Experience in complex video environments at the ANGA Cable Exhibition and Congress May 3-5 in Cologne, Germany. Jeremy Bennington, Senior Vice President Strategic Operations and General Manager of Cheetah V-Factor, will be a featured speaker at the "Video Services Everywhere on Any Screen" technology session at 3:45 p.m., Wednesday, May 4.

2011-04-05 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The need for enhanced monitoring to ensure highest levels of Quality of Experience in a 3D environment will be discussed by Cheetah Technologies executive Jeremy Bennington in a presentation at the NAB Show next week in Las Vegas. Bennington, vice president and general manager of Cheetah V-Factor, will speak about how proactive network monitoring and management is necessary not only to optimize subscriber satisfaction, but also to prevent physical...

2010-12-17 00:00:44

Carrier Logistics Inc., (CLI), a premier provider of freight management systems to the trucking industry, has announced it now offers its customers Cheetah Express from Cheetah Software Systems, Inc. Tarrytown, N.Y.

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...

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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