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And last week, human rights attorney (and VOGUE’s May cover star) Amal Clooney topped off her cheetah-print dress with a coat from Ermanno Scervino.
By the bedrooms, there’s a cloud of lingering hairspray, a cheetah-print blanket, a pack of cigarettes on a nightstand and a birthday balloon floating in a corner.
Keep the look fun and up the glam factor by including prints and extra details—cheetah, a killer bow and pops of pink totally promify the 'suits are for work' stereotype.
An intact bowl, overlaid with a golden glaze, shows a valet attending to a cheetah; the animals were trained by the Fatimids to hunt gazelle.
All three chirping cheetah cubs can be seen on a Safari Park video, viewable on Facebook at: j.mp/chirpcheetahs.
The ancient Egyptians kept many kinds of exotic animals as pets, including monkeys, cheetahs, and small deer, but were nearly obsessed with domestic cats.
With his hands in close proximity to the cheetah’s gaping mouth, the valet looks mildly terrified.
But there are still plenty of cheetah-print dining chairs, $16 each.
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A cheetah is a slender, long-legged cat that lives on the plains of Africa and in the Middle East, where it is threatened with extinction. It is the fastest land animal in the world over short distances and can reach a speed of 60 mph (100 kph). Its claws differ from those of other cats in being only partly retractable and lacking protective sheaths. Cheetahs purr rather than roar. Cheetahs grow to about 55 in. (140 cm) long, excluding the 29-31-in. (75-80-cm) tail, and weigh 110-130 lbs. (50-60 kg). Their coarse fur is sandy yellow above, white below, and covered with small black spots; a black streak runs down the face from the corner of each eye.
CHEETAH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cheetah for English Language Learners
: a large wild cat that lives in Asia and Africa and that can run very fast
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