Cheetahs

Known as: Acinonyx, Cheetah 
A genus of long-legged, swift-moving felines (FELIDAE) from Africa (and formerly Asia) about the size of a small leopard.
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Although the cheetah is recognised as the fastest land animal, little is known about other aspects of its notable athleticism… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
1. Empirical testing of optimal foraging models for breath-hold divers has been difficult. Here we report data from sound and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Predator avoidance is likely to play a strong role in structuring species communities, even where actual mortality due to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Individual behavioral variation of 44 adult captive-born cheetahs, Acinonyx jubatus, was assessed using observer and keeper… (More)
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1997
1997
Ongoing disease surveillance of necropsied captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) (n = 141) revealed a high prevalence of renal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Four strains of a novel Helicobacter species were isolated from the stomachs of cheetahs (Acinonyx jubilatus) with gastritis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The cheetah in the wild is "racing towards extinction" mostly due to habitat destruction. Its survival will probably depend on… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
A sample of 55 South African cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus jubatus) from two geographically isolated populations in South Africa… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Analysis of 40 semen samples collected by electroejaculation from 18 cheetahs revealed no major differences in seminal traits… (More)
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1974
1974
BAHARAV, AND ARIEH BORUT. Running in cheetahs, gazelles, and goats: energy cost and limb conjguration. Am. J. Physiol. 227(4… (More)
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