Acinonyx jubatus

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Related to Acinonyx jubatus: cheetah, African cheetah
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Synonyms for Acinonyx jubatus

long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws

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2001: The cheetah Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1776) in Egypt (Felidae, Acinonycinae).
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.
Sub Species: Acinonyx jubatus hecki, Acinonyx jubatus jubatus, Acinonyx jubatus raineyi, Acinonyx jubatus ngorongorensis, Acinonyx jubatus soemmeringii, Acinonyx jubatus fearsoni, Acinonyx jubatus venaticus (IUCN Cat Specialist Group, 2004).
Fluctuating odontometric asymmetry, morphological variability, and genetic monomorphism in the cheetah Acinonyx jubatus.