Acinonyx jubatus


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Acinonyx jubatus

spotted, long-legged, nonclimbing, big cat. Easily trained and used for hunting. Called also cheetah, hunting leopard.
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T 2004: Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus feeding ecology in the Kruger National Park and a comparison across African savanna habitats: is the cheetah only a successful hunter on open grassland plains?
In Africa, the most studied species were the lion (61 articles), the spotted hyena Crocuta crocuta (42), the cheetah Acinonyx jubatus (35), the African wild dog Lycaon pictus (34), and the leopard (28) out of a total of 60 registered species.
wiedii), Acinonyx jubatus, Neofelis nebulosa y Herpailurus yogouaroundi.