Friday Felid #1

Last year saw me present a mustelid every Monday. This year, I'm going to feature a member of the Felidae every Friday. In so doing, I will follow the taxonomy given in Wilson & Reeder's Mammal Species of the World.


Cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus Schreber 1775

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Cheetah sez: I AM smiling!