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Scientists unravel Cheetahs’ ability to twist and turn

Cheetahs are renowned as the fastest things on legs, but just as important as their speed is their ability to brake, enabling them to twist and turn in pursuit of prey, a study published on Wednesday says. British researchers fitted three female and two male cheetahs in Botswana with special…

Chimp from 1930s U.S. ‘Tarzan’ films dead at 80: zoo

Cheetah, a chimpanzee said to have performed in the “Tarzan” films of the 1930s, has died at the age of 80, according to the Floridasanctuary where he lived. “It is with great sadness that the community has lost a dear friend and family member on December 24, 2011,” the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary in Palm…