Definition of 'cheetah'
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He begins by testing the jumping ability of fleas and the running speed of cheetahs. The Sun (2015)You will see graceful cheetahs and experience the thrill of watching lions hunt for their dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The plains are an enormous buffet for predators such as lions and cheetahs. The Sun (2009)IT'S shower time for six cheetah cubs as they get a soaking from their mum. The Sun (2012)We were lucky enough to see a cheetah striding menacingly towards its lunch in the distance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The idea was that once the baboon had grown up it would protect the livestock from predators like cheetah and leopard. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Surely not a cheetah or lion. The Sun (2011)Plus, there is the story of three cheetah brothers. The Sun (2009)And a cheetah runs, a fish swims and a kangaroo hops. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In particular, we would like to see cheetahs and hippos. Times, Sunday Times (2010)By day leopards, lions and cheetahs come out to play. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But you don't expect to see a cheetah in your garden. The Sun (2008)That first day we saw a cheetah, a leopard and a pride of lions with their cubs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)ONLY when you see a cheetah in the flesh can you get that real sense of beauty and power. The Sun (2008)The baboon would keep the goats together as they grazed during the day, giving alarm calls if it spotted cheetahs or leopards. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Beautiful animals, cheetahs, but to be honest they all look the same to us. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's like watching a cheetah run, he is so fast. The Sun (2012)The show returns tomorrow following lions, leopards and cheetahs prowling the African plains. The Sun (2008)We saw all the big mammals - cheetahs, lions and rhinos. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is a little weird to see tigers, lions and cheetahs prowling around unmistakably English countryside. The Sun (2016)There they keep elephants, cheetahs and buffalo behind fences and don't seem to have a problem. The Sun (2014)The 34-year-old is equally at home with cheetahs, leopards and hyenas at the conservation area where he works. The Sun (2009)India is planning to reintroduce cheetahs into the wild, more than six decades after they were thought to have been hunted into extinction in the sub-continent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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