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cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

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Date 5 October 2012, 14:18:43
Author carlos gonzalez

The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is a large felid of the subfamily Felinae that occurs mainly in eastern and southern Africa and a few parts of Iran. The only extant member of the genus Acinonyx, the cheetah was first described by Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber in 1775. The cheetah's body is specialised for speed; it is the fastest land animal. The speed of a hunting cheetah averages 64 km/h during a sprint; the chase is interspersed with a few short bursts of speed, when the animal can attain 112 km/h.
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Acinonyx
Species: Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1775)
Acinonyx venator Brookes, 1828
Cynælurus jubata Mivart, 1900
Cynælurus jubatus Blanford, 1888
Cynaelurus guttatus Hollister, 1911
Felis guttata Hermann, 1804
Felis fearonii Smith, 1834
Felis jubata Erxleben, 1777
Felis jubatus Schreber, 1775
Felis megaballa Heuglin, 1868
Felis venatica Griffith, 1821

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Scientific Name: Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1775)
Common Names: Cheetah, Hunting Leopard; [French] Guépard; [Spanish] Chita, Guepardo
Synonyms: Felis jubata Schreber, 1775
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