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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2013: Movements of Asiatic cheetah Acinonyx jubatus venaticus across multiple arid reserves in central Iran.
Ihlosi is the Ndebele name for the cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus, which is a truly remarkable animal in many ways.
We used a stable isotope approach for assigning individual cheetahs Acinonyx jubatus to a C3-plant based (browser) or a C4-plant based (grazer) food web.