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300 wordsThe Cheetah is a protected species in Namibia, and endangered under the United States Endangered Species Act. The Cheetah has a slender, long legged body with blunt semi-retractable claws. Its coat is tan with small round black spots, and fur is coarse and short. The Cheetah has a small head with high set eyes. Black "tear marks", which run from the corner of its eyes sown the sides of the nose to its mouth keep the sun out of its eyes and aid in hunting. The adults body length 112-135 cm; tail ...
Bruce And The Cheetah And Bruce
618 wordsThis story begins in the dark and scary Jungle, with a man named Bruce. He had a scary face with a metal plat covering it. Since his face was scared all the man did was, eat, sleep and chase the fastest cheetah in the world. One day, Bruce had a nice plan for him to catch the cheetah. The plan was, for Bruce to hide in a tall and wide tree and jump on the cheetah. Usually the Cheetah has the upper hand, he always knows where Bruce is, but this time the Cheetah did not know were Bruce was hiding....
1,909 wordsCheetahs The cheetah belongs to Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Chordata, Class Mammalia, Order: Carnivora, Family: Felid ae, Genus: Acinonyx, and Species: Jubatus. Therefore, its scientific name is Acinonyx Jubatus. The cheetah's distinguishing marks are the long tear-drop shaped lines on each side of the nose from the corner of its eyes to its mouth. The coat is tan, or buff colored, with black spots measuring from + to 1 + inches across. There are no spots on its white belly, and the tail has spot...
307 wordsThe cheetah has been around for many years. Around 12,000 to 10,000 years, (during the Pleistocene Period), ago cheetahs were highly populated. But many mammals during that period. Some how there were a very few animals, and correspondingly limited gene pool, survived. The survivors repopulated the Africa, and the Near East from Arabia to India. Then heavy hunting about a century ago exterminated the cheetah from much of this area. Cheetahs have had a lack of genetic variation since their almost...
Captive Cheetahs Into The Wild
610 wordsCheetahs in Zoos Cheetahs in captivity should be left there, not released into the wild, and on the same note cheetahs in the wild should be left there, not brought into captivity. A cheetah in a zoo that is released into the wild may not know what to do, having been cared for by people in an enclosed environment for a number of years and then suddenly thrust out into the wild and on its own may have adverse effects on the cat's psyche, making it manic or exhibit unpredictable behaviors and enda...
Cheetahs Prey On Animals
429 wordsFor my vertebrate animal I chose the Cheetah. The Cheetah or Acinonyx Juba tus is an endangered species. They were once found throughout Africa and Asia, but are now only scattered throughout Eastern Africa and a small region of Southwestern Africa. Cheetahs are threatened by increasing loss of habitat, decline in prey, and increased poaching for fur trade. The Cheetah has a tawny coarse coat with round black spots or "tear stripes" from the corner of the eyes down to the sides of the nose. They...
1,061 wordsThe Cheetah I'm going to talk to you about the Cheetah, Where it lives, how it hunts, how the grass helps the cheetah, mating, and what you can do to help the endangered species. The Cheetah (Acinonyx Juba tus) is the fastest land mammal on earth, capable of speeds of 60-70 miles per hour. Cheetahs live 12 years (17 in captivity) and mature at 20-23 months of age. They are highly territorial. A typical adult cheetah weighs between 80 and 140 pounds and eats about 6 pounds of meat per day. They r...
751 wordsCheetahs are fast cats that can reach to speeds up to 70 mph for 700 meters. Cheetahs are strong animals that are part of the cat family (Acinonyx). Their structure consists of light boned, swayback, long, thin legs with small blunt unsheathed paws, and a short neck. Cheetahs have a pretty small head with short broad ears, small teeth and a face that is round that is foreshortened. A cheetah can reach up to five feet and the amazing tale alone can reach over two feet long. This bored out beast s...
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