Fastest cheetah on planet earth...

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  1. Plastic Man

    Plastic Man The Man in Black

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    They certainly are awesome.
     
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    awesome. i wish i could ride that cheetah.
     
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    Amazing.
     
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    Kitty!
     
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    I think that should be Ms. Kitty to us mere mortals.
     
  7. Mr. Sparklebot

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    I shall dub her "Sheetor."
     
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    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    SUPAH Kitty!

    Love when they show her grabbing the lure and plopping down with it. "This is MINE. Any questions?"
     
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    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    How could they possibly know she's the fastest on earth? Have they clocked every one ever born? I think it should clarify fastest in captivity or something.

    Cool, none the less.
     
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    Damn nature you scary!
     
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    It's like the weather. Obviously it's been colder than the coldest day on record at one point, but this is what we have records of.
     
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    yep, same as hottest female on the planet, which for some reason always turns out to be a famous celebrity, even though there are way hotter females out there.

    Its only what they have recorded which counts.
     
  13. Aernaroth

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    I always found it amazing how different cheetahs are from other cats. Its like someone took a leopard, rebuilt it from the ground up for speed, and then slapped a type R sticker on it.
     
  14. Coeloptera

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    That's about right. They don't even have retractable claws. To my knowledge, they are the only felines that do not.

    Their respiratory system is optimized for sprinting, their chest and the musculature around the shoulders is different, all kinds of stuff.

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    - Coeloptera
     
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    Yeah, but cheetahs actually get RELEASED ocassionally.

    They still do have the retractable claws, but they have nothing to retract them into, apparently. There is no "sheathe" for them.

    Also, their head is a completely different shape from other cats their size, with large nostrils, and they're no good at climbing trees, and their tail is a different shape for steering, rather than balance, etc. etc.
     
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    i am extremely impressed.
     
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    hmmm, I don't think that's really correct. I just did the math and that equates to 16.155 m/s or 36.137 mph. haven't we always been told that cheetahs can reach speeds of 60+mph?
     
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    wasn't that from Family Guy?
     
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    Yeah. Some type Animal Planet on BET. I though that was great narration.
     
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    Yeah, me too:lol 
     

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