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Rarest of The Rare An Asiatic Cheetah in hunting action :) Acinonyx jubatus venaticus,Asiatic Cheetah Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Rarest of The Rare

An Asiatic Cheetah in hunting action :)

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  1. Wonderful action shot! Posted 8 years ago
    1. Thanks. Posted 8 years ago
  2. Wow! How fantastic to have seen this amazing rare creature..and in action, totally jealous! Posted 8 years ago
    1. Dear clairehamilton, well said its amazing creature and its too bad that only few of them exist today. Posted 8 years ago

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The Asiatic Cheetah is now also known as the Iranian Cheetah, as the world's last few are known to survive mostly in Iran. Although recently presumed to be extinct in India, it is also known as the Indian Cheetah. During British colonial times in India it was famous by the name of Hunting-Leopard, a name derived from the ones that were kept in captivity in large numbers by the Indian royalty to hunt wild antelopes with.

The Asiatic Cheetah is a rare critically endangered subspecies of.. more

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Species identified by Ali Mohajeran
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Uploaded Apr 4, 2014.