cheetah vs leopard

cheetah leopard


  • 1) A distinctive member (Acinonyx jubatus) of the cat family , slightly smaller than the leopard, but with proportionately longer limbs and a smaller head; it is native to Africa and also credited with being the fastest terrestrial animal.
  • 2) A long-legged, swift-running wild cat (Acinonyx jubatus) of Africa and southwest Asia, having tawny, black-spotted fur and nonretractile claws. The cheetah, the fastest animal on land, can run for short distances at about 96 kilometers (60 miles) per hour.
  • 3) (Zoöl.) A species of leopard (Cynælurus jubatus) tamed and used for hunting in India. The woolly cheetah of South Africa is Cynælurus laneus. It runs very fast in short spurts while hunting.


  • 1) A large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus, indigenous to Africa and Asia.
  • 2) Heraldry A lion in side view, having one forepaw raised and the head facing the observer.
  • 3) Any of several similar felines, such as the cheetah or the snow leopard.
  • 4) A large wild cat (Panthera pardus) of Africa and southern Asia, having either tawny fur with dark rosettelike markings or black fur.
  • 5) (Zoöl.) any one of several species or varieties of small, spotted cats found in Africa, Southern Asia, and the East Indies; esp., Felis Bengalensis.
  • 6) See Gopher, 2.
  • 7) (Zoöl.) A large, savage, carnivorous mammal (Felis leopardus). It is of a yellow or fawn color, with rings or roselike clusters of black spots along the back and sides. It is found in Southern Asia and Africa. By some the panther (Felis pardus) is regarded as a variety of leopard.
  • 8) See Cheetah.
  • 9) large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots
  • 10) the pelt of a leopard
  • 11) A gold coin, weighing from about 53 to 69 grains, struck by Edward III. and Edward the Black Prince of England, for circulation in France, and having on the obverse a lion passant gardant. In French heraldry this representation is described as a lion léopardé, whence the name of the coin.
  • 12) In heraldry, originally, a lion passant gardant.
  • 13) The pard or panther, Felis pardus, the largest spotted cat of the Old World.


  • 1) He begins by testing the jumping ability of fleas and the running speed of cheetahs.
  • 2) You will see graceful cheetahs and experience the thrill of watching lions hunt for their dinner.
  • 3) The plains are an enormous buffet for predators such as lions and cheetahs.
  • 4) IT'S shower time for six cheetah cubs as they get a soaking from their mum.
  • 5) We were lucky enough to see a cheetah striding menacingly towards its lunch in the distance.
  • 6) The idea was that once the baboon had grown up it would protect the livestock from predators like cheetah and leopard.
  • 7) Surely not a cheetah or lion.
  • 8) Plus, there is the story of three cheetah brothers.
  • 9) And a cheetah runs, a fish swims and a kangaroo hops.
  • 10) In particular, we would like to see cheetahs and hippos.
  • 11) By day leopards, lions and cheetahs come out to play.
  • 12) But you don't expect to see a cheetah in your garden.
  • 13) That first day we saw a cheetah, a leopard and a pride of lions with their cubs.
  • 14) ONLY when you see a cheetah in the flesh can you get that real sense of beauty and power.
  • 15) The baboon would keep the goats together as they grazed during the day, giving alarm calls if it spotted cheetahs or leopards.
  • 16) Beautiful animals, cheetahs, but to be honest they all look the same to us.
  • 17) It's like watching a cheetah run, he is so fast.
  • 18) The show returns tomorrow following lions, leopards and cheetahs prowling the African plains.
  • 19) We saw all the big mammals - cheetahs, lions and rhinos.
  • 20) It is a little weird to see tigers, lions and cheetahs prowling around unmistakably English countryside.
  • 21) There they keep elephants, cheetahs and buffalo behind fences and don't seem to have a problem.
  • 22) The 34-year-old is equally at home with cheetahs, leopards and hyenas at the conservation area where he works.
  • 23) 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.
  • 24) Now he's at work on a new book and photo project taking him around the world, with a new means of transportation, a bouncy gadget he calls cheetah legs.
  • 25) First introduced to the series when she was a tiny cub in 2005, Duma the cheetah is now about a year old and nearly equal in size to her mother (the image of Duma used above is from the Duma slideshow on the BBC website).
  • 26) Understanding the economic base of the country is extremely important to long-term cheetah survival.
  • 27) Amongst other things we saw a cheetah, which is pretty rare, and we also had a good time watching the baboons and warthogs hanging out together on the savannah.
  • 28) And the cheetah is the only member of the cat family that has non-retractable claws.
  • 29) Given the cheetah's tendency to activity, cats who spend most of their time sleeping in the sun might well label the cheetah hyperactive.
  • 30) ‘Some of the animals highlighted in the photographs include lions, cheetahs, rhinos, hippos, giraffes and chimpanzees.’
  • 31) ‘Here, in open vehicles, accompanied by rangers and trackers, you are virtually guaranteed close-ups of lions, leopards and cheetahs, and possibly even wild dogs.’
  • 32) ‘I don't rightly know how these panthers and cheetahs and tigers came to inhabit the park in the first place.’
  • 33) ‘First, I tested whether cheetahs avoid hyenas and lions.’
  • 34) ‘I worked with the big cats, lions, cheetahs, and eventually the tigers.’
  • 35) ‘Fleet-footed animals, such as gazelles and cheetahs, aren't the only livings things that rely on speed for their survival.’
  • 36) ‘An innovative program that provides guard dogs to livestock farmers at a modest cost may be helping to save wild cheetahs in southern Africa.’
  • 37) ‘The dogs, Anatolian shepherds, live with the livestock on the range and protect them from cheetahs and leopards.’
  • 38) ‘The White Oak plantation in the north of the state is a 7,500 acre area of conservation where rhinos, cheetahs, zebras and giraffes roam freely.’
  • 39) ‘The East is the nesting place of the eagle and hawk, but also the home of mountain sheep and African cheetahs.’
  • 40) ‘Impalas normally stay in small herds for protection from lions, cheetahs and other enemies.’
  • 41) ‘At Australia Zoo, we're getting two male cheetahs from Africa and two females cheetahs from another zoo in Australia.’
  • 42) ‘Lions, leopards and cheetahs catch and eat their own dinner.’
  • 43) ‘By day, follow expert Masai guides on foot to spot lions, cheetahs, and wildebeests without disturbing their habitats.’
  • 44) ‘With the grace of a snake and the speed of a cheetah, it snatches the rodent in its teeth and yanks it into the burrow.’
  • 45) ‘In a single morning you can see lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog and unlimited plains game.’
  • 46) ‘He even studied the running form of fast animals, including cheetahs and greyhounds.’
  • 47) ‘Ancestors of cheetahs and lions and elephants existed in North America some 13,000 years ago.’
  • 48) ‘Unlike the males, which move about in bachelor groups of two or three and who like to hunt together, female cheetahs move about and hunt singly.’
  • 49) ‘But changing human attitudes toward cheetahs is only part of the battle to save Earth's fastest land mammal.’


  • 1) The snow leopard cub padded into view and ten million hearts leapt.
  • 2) But in this case, can a leopard really change its spots?
  • 3) Snow leopards are beautiful animals.
  • 4) Would you actually know if the last snow leopard were defunct, as long as you could see it on the screen?
  • 5) Or make for the mobile hide, to watch elephants and leopards drinking at not much more than arm's length.
  • 6) Or is the leopard coat the new suede skirt?
  • 7) His younger brother was dressed in a leopard skin.
  • 8) There was no doubt it was the work of a snow leopard.
  • 9) Most of all it is one of the best places to spot leopards in the wild.
  • 10) We will see if this particular leopard now changes his spots.
  • 11) There have been more sightings of the terror chief than of snow leopards.
  • 12) The leopard does not change his spots.
  • 13) Snow leopards have their being in remoteness.
  • 14) Such leopards do not change their spots.
  • 15) The idea was that once the baboon had grown up it would protect the livestock from predators like cheetah and leopard.
  • 16) Who says a leopard can't change its spots?
  • 17) Their gardens open onto views of trees and hills through which lions, elephants and leopards roam.
  • 18) Few go home without seeing leopards, while lions and breeding herds of elephant are seen daily.
  • 19) There will be a daily game drive in the park to spot leopards, elephants and tropical birds.
  • 20) That first day we saw a cheetah, a leopard and a pride of lions with their cubs.
  • 21) With one hand she strokes a leopard skin; the air is thick with the scent of lilies.
  • 22) The baboon would keep the goats together as they grazed during the day, giving alarm calls if it spotted cheetahs or leopards.
  • 23) Where else can you go whale watching in the morning, then drive a couple of hours inland and see wild leopards in the afternoon?
  • 24) A leopard print coat looks as good with jeans and T-shirt as it does thrown over a party dress.
  • 25) You'll also be looking for lions, leopards and desert elephants.
  • 26) We say, go wild with leopard print, buckled boots and the jumper.
  • 27) And as money is no object they can be chauffeured to see some of Africa's lions and leopards.
  • 28) A Lion walking and looking about him, the early Heralds held to be acting the part of a leopard: consequently, when he was in any such attitude, they blazoned him as “_a leopard_.”
  • 29) I have always avoided the use of the term leopard, except when speaking of the hunting chita, preferring to call the others panthers.
  • 30) Although the term leopard, as applied to panthers, has the sanction of almost immemorable custom, I do not see why, in writing on the subject, we should perpetuate the misnomer, especially as most naturalists and sportsmen are now inclined to make the proper distinction.
  • 31) Backless vests in leopard-embossed jacquard fastened around the neck and across the back with stud-encrusted straps in black leather.
  • 32) This leopard is very dominant and controlling, more so because of his childhoold so you understand that need in him.
  • 33) Actually, I think that leopard is the best OS for a netbook if you use wisely the stacks and dock.
  • 34) Because although he brought a welcome note of levity and color to the proceedings by popping up at intervals in leopard-skin skivvies and straight jacket and chains, and although Ellen and I had a great time coming up with theories, the play itself wasn't entirely clear on what he was actually doing there.
  • 35) Snow leopard is still very secretive as to what it will include feature wise.
  • 36) ‘The list of the critically endangered include the black rhino and Siberian tiger and the Amur leopard of Asia.’
  • 37) ‘But a new survey suggests that the country may now be home to wild leopards, pumas, and other big cats.’
  • 38) ‘I have been filming for 14 years now, working with hyenas, leopards, and jackals.’
  • 39) ‘The dogs, Anatolian shepherds, live with the livestock on the range and protect them from cheetahs and leopards.’
  • 40) ‘In size and marking it looks very much like a leopard, although the jaguar is the much heavier animal, weighing up to 34 kg.’
  • 41) ‘Of all the big cats, the leopard is the most resourceful.’
  • 42) ‘For instance, by choosing to hunt at a different place or time, coyotes avoid wolves, cheetahs avoid lions, and leopards avoid tigers.’
  • 43) ‘The region is rich in biodiversity and also home to about 50 tigers, hundreds of wild Indian elephants, Indian bison, leopards, and many types of birds.’
  • 44) ‘Land mammals whose bones were excavated at Ogoloma include goats, cows, royal antelope, leopards, dogs, elephants, cats, and waterbuck.’
  • 45) ‘The British Big Cats Society says its 15-month survey indicates there is little doubt that big cats such as leopards, lynxes and pumas are roaming Britain.’
  • 46) ‘For example, all cats - lions, tigers, cheetahs, leopards and housecats - belong to the family Felidae; all dogs belong to Canidae.’
  • 47) ‘Long-term studies of solitary cats such as tigers, pumas, leopards, cheetahs and lynx have shown that male cubs usually leave the area where they were born and wander in search of a territory.’
  • 48) ‘It is also a refuge for elephants, buffaloes, zebras, cheetahs, leopards, lions, waterbucks and impalas and it contains the only protected indigenous forest remaining in the area.’
  • 49) ‘The result was the adoption of husbandry practices that allowed populations of elephants, zebras, giraffes, and antelope to flourish, serving as food to leopards, hyenas, and wild dogs.’
  • 50) ‘The flood plains of the Brahmaputra are a refuge for tigers, leopards, sloth bears, elephants and 75% of the world's population of great Indian one-horned rhinos.’
  • 51) ‘In addition to man, kudus are preyed upon by lions, leopards, and wild dogs.’
  • 52) ‘Their principal enemy is the leopard, but even leopards will avoid an encounter with the larger, adult males who are courageous and vicious adversaries.’
  • 53) ‘I will do this with the passion of a wild animal, such as the leopard or cheetah, or perhaps the polar bear.’
  • 54) ‘Lions and other large predators like hyenas and leopards are killed by livestock owners who have no patience for the carnivores' appetite for cows, sheep, and goats.’
  • 55) ‘The easiest solution is to kill hyenas, jackals and leopards with poisoned carcasses.’
  • 56) ‘Would those conservatively-dressed women have dared to step out in leopard print shoes had their mentor not worn them?’
  • 57) ‘Luckily, I can sit behind the drum kit in regular shorts or short pants, but the guys in front dress up in spandex and leather and leopard print.’
  • 58) ‘They were pretty surprised, partly because they were leopard print but mostly because I'd been wearing them for three days.’
  • 59) ‘For six lucky readers, we have two each of pink, denim and leopard beanbags.’
  • 60) ‘It's painted matte black and has some artful pinstriping and faux leopard upholstery.’
  • 61) ‘More famed for her fashion sense, which has included leopard print shoes, leather basques and all in one rubber bodysuits, than her policies, Theresa may benefit from being the only women in the leadership race.’
  • 62) ‘Some came in sweaters and leather jackets; others in their Sunday-best suits and leopard print shawls.’
  • 63) ‘Sassy barmaid Bet Lynch made a glitzy return to Coronation Street yesterday, dressed head to toe in leopard print.’
  • 64) ‘And her choice of leopard print is objectionable on every possible count of taste.’
  • 65) ‘Although zebra and leopard prints are not as popular as they were a few years ago, the animal theme is back in a different guise.’
  • 66) ‘But if I ever came across that catalogue again, and discovered that they were still selling leopard print kaftans, I'd be very happy indeed.’
  • 67) ‘Acceptable clothing, however, does not include ornately woven sandals, leopard patterns of any sort, and obscene souvenir T-shirts from vacations past.’
  • 68) ‘Decked in leopard print pants, he fixes his gaze on the back of the audience and proclaims he ‘wants a way out’.’
  • 69) ‘I mean, the two of them were wearing leopard print camisoles with matching panties!’
  • 70) ‘And knowing him, he probably wears silk boxers with leopard print.’
  • 71) ‘True, he'd stolen the high priest's leopard robe.’
  • 72) ‘Dad, completely outraged, took pictures of Nick and I when were fourteen and twelve posing with leopard speedo bathing suits and taped them all over the house.’
  • 73) ‘Then for her father she got a black day planner and some organizational stickers, and for Emily she got a planer that was covered in leopard print that said ‘cool’ in the middle of it.’
  • 74) ‘As he spoke, he was loading domestic beer and imported wine into his new SUV with silhouettes of skiers on the outside and fake leopard seat covers inside.’
  • 75) ‘The bed was covered in bedding with leopard print.’

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