Cheetah Adaptations?

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The cheetah's anatomy is adapted for speed. The spine is built like a spring giving it longer strides. Its nasal passage is large allowing easing the breathing during running. A cheetah's body is thin and lanky making it lighter and the tail is flattened at the end to act like a rudder when changing directions at top speed. The claws are retractable for better traction in running.
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Cheetah
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Acinonyx Species: Acinonyx jubatus
The Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is an atypical member of the cat family (Felidae) that hunts by speed rather than by stealth or pack tactics. It is the fastest of all terrestrial animals and can reach speeds of up to 110 km/h (70... More »
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