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Picked upload! Cheetah - the fastest land animal on Earth

by Lea.Sikora Posted 2nd Jan 2013 at 9:54 PM
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The Cheetah

Quote:
The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is a large-sized feline (family Felidae, subfamily Felinae) inhabiting most of Africa and parts of the Middle East. It is the only extant member of the genus Acinonyx. The cheetah can run faster than any other land animal— as fast as 112 to 120 km/h (70 to 75 mph) in short bursts covering distances up to 500 m (1,600 ft), and has the ability to accelerate from 0 to over 100 km/h (62 mph) in three seconds. This cat is also notable for modifications in the species' paws. It is one of the few felids with semi-retractable claws. - wikipedia.org


Since I'm making a series about wild cats, this is the next one up.

I've added the rare King Cheetah, here a short description:

Quote:
The king cheetah is a rare mutation of the cheetah characterized by a distinct fur pattern. It was first noted in what was then Southern Rhodesia (modern-day Zimbabwe) in 1926. In 1927, the naturalist Reginald Innes Pocock declared it a separate species, but reversed this decision in 1939 due to lack of evidence; but in 1928, a skin purchased by Walter Rothschild was found to be intermediate in pattern between the king cheetah and spotted cheetah and Abel Chapman considered it to be a color form of the spotted cheetah. Twenty-two such skins were found between 1926 and 1974. Since 1927, the king cheetah was reported five more times in the wild. Although strangely marked skins had come from Africa, a live king cheetah was not photographed until 1974 in South Africa's Kruger National Park. Cryptozoologists Paul and Lena Bottriell photographed one during an expedition in 1975. They also managed to obtain stuffed specimens. It appeared larger than a spotted cheetah and its fur had a different texture. There was another wild sighting in 1986—the first in seven years. By 1987, thirty-eight specimens had been recorded, many from pelts. - wikipedia.org


Check this link for more information.

You can download either one of them or both.

Character:
  • Hunter
  • Anxious
  • Independent

Of course, you can always change them as you like.

Costom Content:
To have the eyes of the cats appear as they are in the screenshots, you will need this default replacement.
Cat Eyes from cmomoney
With thousand Thanks!

Much fun with these fast and elegant cats!

Greetings
LeaSikora




Additional Credits:
Thanks to cmomoney for the Eye Colour
Download files
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Cheetah_Original.7z | Description: download for the normal Cheetah 231.1 KB 3,044 2nd Jan 2013
Cheetah_original+King.7z | Description: download for both king and normal cheetah 477.8 KB 6,847 2nd Jan 2013
KingCheetah_.7z | Description: download for the King Cheetah 240.2 KB 2,004 2nd Jan 2013
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