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Related to Acinonyx: genus Acinonyx, Acinonyx jubatus
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Noun1.Acinonyx - cheetahsAcinonyx - cheetahs        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Felidae, Felidae - cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
Acinonyx jubatus, cheetah, chetah - long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game
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WHAT is the more common name for the large wild cat Acinonyx jubatus?
Common large carnivores include lion (Panthera leo), cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), leopard (Panthera pardus), African wild dog (Lycaon pictus), and spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta).
Minimum prey and area requirements of the Vulnerable cheetah Acinonyx jubatus: implications for reintroduction and management of the species in South Africa.
The subspecies "Acinonyx jubatus venaticus", commonly known as the Asiatic cheetah, is critically endangered, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, mostly due to past hunting.
The key affected species, Asiatic Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus) classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List was subject to impact analyses.
The Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus), has disappeared in major parts of its mountainous habitats in west Asia.
Millard, "Fecal corticoid metabolite measurement in the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)," Zoo Biology, vol.
According to it, the Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus) has fewer than 50 individuals in a protected area in Iran.
Quackenbush, "Multicentric T-cell lymphoma associated with feline leukemia virus infection in a captive Namibian cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)" Journal of Wildlife Diseases, vol.
Before the turn of the last century large mammals like lion (Panthera leo), cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) and the desert lynx were fairly common in the southern part of the desert.