Cheetah Sitting on a Rock

The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is a large feline living in most of Africa and parts of the Middle East. It is the fastest running animal on Earth with a top speed between 112 and 120 km/h. Unfortunately it is an endangered species.

Cheetah

This cheetah was photographed in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve in South Africa by James Temple.

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