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Meanwhile, Kylie Jenner sported a slinky cheetah print dress atop the rolling hills of what was presumably Calabasas.
There is a cheetah gym facility where people get to experience running at 40 miles per hour!
And my girlfriend made me this dope jacket for my birthday with safety pins on it and a skull in the back with some crazy eyes and cheetah print lining on the inside.
Schmitz’s taxidermy pieces include crocodiles, cheetahs and bears – all now extinct here.
The most high profile is Etosha National Park, home to around 500 lions, or half the country’s population, as well as birds like ostriches and vultures, elephants, and, of course, cheetahs.
In addition to leopards, cheetahs and lions have also been observed using inanimate objects in play.
In a drag-’em-out, bust-‘em-up battle for a parking spot between The Cheetah and a Zoobilation-goer in a cheetah-print chemise, who would win?
Other definitions group big cats by size and add clouded leopards, cheetahs, snow leopards and cougars.
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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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