Acinonyx jubatus


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Related to Acinonyx jubatus: cheetah, African cheetah
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Noun1.Acinonyx jubatus - long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile clawsAcinonyx jubatus - long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game
big cat, cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
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ACINONYX jubatus, or cheetahs, are found in Africa or Southwestern Asia.
Common Name scientific Name Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus Persian Fallow Deer Dama mesopotamica Asiatic Wild Ass Equus hemionus Bunn's Short-tailed Bandicoot Rat Nesokia bunnii Arabian Oryx Oryx leucoryx Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus Long-fingered Bat Myotis capaccinii Mehely's Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus mehelyi Indian Smooth-Coated Otter Lutrogale perspicillata Brown Bear Ursus arctos African Lion Panthera leo Goitered gazelle Gazella subgutturosa European Marbled Polecat Vormela peregusna Finless Porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides
According to scientists, cheetahs, or Acinonyx jubatus (ak-sin-ON-iks joo-BAH-tus), are on the fast track to extinction.