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2008-12-10 14:54:00

Both Elway and Cheetah Choppers are known for reliability, dependability and an exciting drive GREELEY, Colo., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Choppers has teamed up with football Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway to create 20 Limited Edition Signature Series customized choppers. These collectible V-Twin custom motorcycles will be available for purchase on Cheetah Choppers' website at www.cheetahchoppers.com and each bike will be signed by football legend John Elway. There will only be...

2008-10-07 15:00:25

IN SHORT What: Wild at Heart Where: TV One When: 8.30pm, Friday -------------------- IT'S MORE than a year since the Trevanion family left England and settled into life in Africa. But living the dream isn't plain sailing as Danny (Stephen Tompkinson) and Sarah (Holden) struggle with the demands of animals and guests. Challenges arise when the neighbouring game park is taken over by an ambitious manager, an orphaned baby elephant ends up on their doorstep, and the arrival of...

2008-10-02 12:05:20

(Correcting word in last sentence from "Dairy" to "Diary") Text of report by Michael Mumo entitled "Mara goes live on BBC" published by Kenyan privately-owned radio station Capital FM website on 2 October Kenya's rich diversity in the Maasai Mara will be showcased to millions of viewers in the United Kingdom from this Sunday [5 October] when a week-long live series gets under way on the British Broadcasting Corporation. The director-general of BBC, Mark Thompson, says "Big Cat Live"...

2008-09-19 15:00:24

By Anonymous The speed of the Internet will more than double for customers of St. Joseph Cablevision. The upgrades officially take place on June 1, but the company has been working since Jan. 1 to increase the speed from 3 megabytes per second to 8 megabytes. Monthly subscription rates will not increase. "Customer survey results show the most important attribute to Internet customers was speed," said Brian Bradley, general manager of St. Joseph Cablevision. The company is owned by the...

2008-08-22 09:00:43

By JOHN ROGERS By John Rogers The Associated Press LOS ANGELES They're not a singing group but they play one on TV - and very successfully, we might add. But don't even begin to get into it about whether the Cheetah Girls are friends in real life. "We're like sisters!" Adrienne Bailon declares. "People don't realize when we're not working together we hang out together. We go on vacations together." As she speaks by phone in a nonstop chatter that gives away her Noo Yawk roots,...

2008-08-22 06:00:26

By Bill Keveney The Cheetah Girls: One World lives up to its title. The successful Disney Channel franchise traveled to India for its third movie (tonight, 8 ET/PT), mixing the familiar, three singing-dancing friends, with what many viewers will find exotic: dance, music and clothing emblematic of India's Bollywood film industry. One World, which comes five years after the first Cheetah film, opens with the three recording hopefuls -- Chanel (Adrienne Bailon), Dorinda (Sabrina...

2008-08-21 21:00:24

By AMY AMATANGELO Even though they star in the successful "Cheetah Girls" franchise, Adrienne Bailon, Kiely Williams and Sabrina Bryan want you to know they are normal girls. While promoting their latest film, "The Cheetah Girls: One World" (premiering tomorrow at 8 p.m. on the Disney Channel), they prove their point. They talk over each other, giggle and squeal with delight when Lucy Liu walks into the room. "I have tears. Oh, my God. I love her," said Williams, who plays Aqua. The...

2008-08-18 00:00:25

By Mike Hughes The good news about stardom is that it can take you to new heights. The bad news? Sometimes, those heights are atop a moving elephant. "I was so petrified," Adrienne Bailon said. "That elephant was just gi-normous." That was for the Disney Channel's "The Cheetah Girls: One World," which dares to go against the final weekend of the Olympics. The movie was filmed mostly in India, incorporating local flavor. That explains why the three Cheetahs were atop Ramu, 73, who got...

2008-08-11 15:01:17

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Girl Scouts of USA spent a day on location in Mumbai, India with actresses Adrienne Bailon, Kiely Williams, Sabrina Bryan and Deepti Daryanani, stars of "The Cheetah Girls One World," as part of a joint initiative between Disney Channel, the #1 cable channel in primetime for kids age 6-14, and Girl Scouts, the preeminent organization for girls age 5-17, to celebrate community service, leadership, diversity and friendship. Highlights from...

2008-07-31 09:01:16

Cheetah Oil and Gas Ltd. (OTCBB: COGL) (the "Company") is pleased to announce change of Management. Effective July 29, 2008 Robert McAllister became President and Chief Executive Officer and Georgina Martin currently a director was appointed Chief Financial Officer. Isaac Moss President and director and directors David Martin, Ian McKinnon and Dean Swanberg have all resigned to pursue other business interests. Mr. McAllister stated, "I am excited about working with all the stake holders...


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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