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noun as in cat

noun as in feline

noun as in leopard

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A baby cheetah cub is being hand-fed by caretakers for several weeks at the National Zoo’s sister facility in Virginia after its siblings were stillborn and its mother abandoned it.

Scientists believe that this genetic mechanism could help explain the beautiful patterns found on other large felines like tigers, leopards, and cheetahs.

In his hometown of Bremen, he had worked at the local zoo, caring for a cheetah named Chico.

I wanted to be part of his act, and I wanted to find a way to be with my cheetah again.

Playing cheetah cubs frequently scare off prey by chasing each other or by clambering over their stalking mother.

In the Middle East, a cheetah riding shotgun in the plush leather seat of a luxury sports car is the ultimate status symbol.

Sharing the stage with Bators was Dead Boys guitarist Cheetah Chrome.

According to his mother, Horowitz was inspired by a Cheetah Girls concert he attended at age 7.

The cheetah, the tiger, and even the wild cats who live by killing, leave no trace behind.

I think that I mentioned to you that the doctor kept a cheetah and a baboon.

There was a cheetah, too; perhaps we might find it upon our shoulders at any moment.

One member of our family has always wanted a cheetah or hunting leopard.

The cheetah or hunting leopard (Cynaelurus jubatus) must be carefully distinguished from the leopard proper.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cheetah, such as: bobcat, caracal, cougar, jaguar, leopard, and lion.

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