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Cheetah

Cheetah
Cheetah

Cheetah
Scientific name: Acinonyx jubatus

The word “cheetah” is derived from the Sanskrit word citrakāyaḥ, meaning “variegated”, via the Hindi ‘चीता’ (cītā).

The cheetah is a big cat in the subfamily Felinae that inhabits most of Africa and parts of Iran. It is the only extant member of the genus Acinonyx. The cheetah can run as fast as 109.4 to 120.7 km/h (68.0 to 75.0 mph), faster than any other land animal. It covers distances up to 500 m (1,640 ft) in short bursts, and can accelerate from 0 to 96 km/h (0 to 60 mph) in three seconds.

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This Is Why You Can't Outrun a Cheetah

With a flexible spine and feet like tire treads, the cheetah is built not only for speed - but for unrivaled acceleration.

From: SPEED KILLS
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