Porte Photos: April 21, 2022

Cheetahs, the world’s fastest land mammal, able to reach speeds up to 80 miles per hour; with their long sleek bodies, with their long legs and looking even longer due to their long wiry tail. Cheetahs belong to the Cat family, but are not true cats because they don’t have retractable claws and the lack a floating Hyoid bone in its neck means it can not roar, but they can purr both while inhaling and exhaling.

The safest way to view these magnificent creatures is at Busch Gardens, where they have a large enclosure and are able to exercise. They watch the crowd at a safe distance and pose for cameras.

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