Tag: "cheetah" at biology news
Philandering female felines forgo fidelity
A new cheetah
study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Zoological Society of London has found that many cheetah
litters have more than one father. While promiscuity in the animal kingdom is generally a male thin...
In Iran, cheetahs collared for the first time
...ers between 60 and 100 animals, making the Asiatic cheetah
one of the most imperiled cats on earth. The two ...nce ranging from the Red Sea to India, the Asiatic cheetah
today is hanging on by only the thinnest of threads. In the 1970s, estimates of the number of cheet...
DNA traces evolution of extinct sabertooths and the American cheetah-like cat
...lated to the puma, rather than to the true African cheetah
(Acinonyx jubatus). Miracinonyx and the true cheetah
Acinonyx show remarkable morphological similarity, including elongated limbs and enlarged nares, but...
Proposal would allow wild animals to roam North America
... years of being hunted by the now extinct American cheetah
( Acinonyx trumani ) was probably why the pronghorn ( Antilocapra americana ) -- an antelopelike animal found throughout the deserts of the American Southwest -- developed such blinding speed, clocking in at around 60 miles an hour. Introducing free-...