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Iran tries to save Asiatic cheetah from extinction

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 15:22

Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world`s critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah, and bring it back from the verge of extinction in its last remaining refuge.

The tiny mite is world`s fastest land animal!

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 21:13

All of you must be knowing that cheetah is the fastest land animal. But now the Cheetah has been beaten to the title of fastest animal in the world by the tiny Californian mite.

WII plans Rs 260 cr proj for reintroducing cheetah in India

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 10:04

Cheetah, which became extinct from the country about seven decades back, may find a home in India if the Centre agrees to fund WII`s Rs 260 crore project for reintroducing the feline in Nauradehi wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh`s Sagar district.

Cheetah`s mix of stealth and speed similar to race cars

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 16:08

A new study has claimed that Cheetahs move like race cars by maintaining a fine balance of speed against manoeuvring capability.

Adam Sandler attacked by Cheetah on African safari

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 14:20

Adam Sandler was mauled by a cheetah after he tried to feed the wild animal with his bare hands during a visit to a wildlife park in Africa.

Now, four-legged robot that runs like a cat

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 15:22

Catbot! Swiss scientists have developed a four-legged cheetah-cub robot that runs like a cat and could be used for search and rescue missions.

Shakira models with cheetahs?

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 09:10

Shakira features with a couple of deadly cheetahs in a new ad.

Speed -- and brakes -- make the cheetah a champion

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 12:07

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.

Cheetah back in India? Yes, if govt has its way

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 12:29

The Indian government is planning to petition the Supreme Court to allow the import of African cheetah that became extinct 60 years ago.

Criminal gang leader shot dead in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 14:01

A leading member of criminal gang "Pahadi Cheetah", who had been unleashing terror in Odisha`s Sundargarh district, was shot dead in an encounter with police Tuesday.

Cheetahs in race to survive

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 10:17

The cheetah, the world`s fastest land animal, survived mass extinction during the last ice age 10,000 years ago.

MIT researchers design `Cheetah` robot

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 18:29

A "cheetah" robot designed by MIT researchers may soon outpace its animal counterparts in running efficiency.