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Cheetahs: The Supercar of the Big Cat World

Luke Dollar | Posted 02.03.2015 | Green
Luke Dollar

The cheetah is purposefully captivating, a streamlined control center for high-speed pursuits, much the same way a Ferrari's nose hints at its running speed versus that of a Peterbilt.

Empowering Young Africans With a Voice

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 01.17.2015 | World
Dr. Laurie Marker

While social problems continue to exist, there is a new storyline emerging from Africa. One that is full of promise and hope. It's about young people eager to learn, who embrace technology, want to start businesses, and take part in international trade.

Why Did The Cheetah Lick The Camera?

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green

We have for you an accidental, but absolutely amazing moment captured on camera that is sure to make you smile today: an adorable cheetah licking a Go...

Man Gets Up Close And Personal With Cheetahs In New Documentary

Posted 10.02.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Gerri Miller: Wildlife filmmaker Kim Wolhuter doesn’t just observe and document his animal subjects — he walks, ru...

WATCH: What Makes World's Fastest Cat Quicker Than Fastest Dog?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.26.2013 | Science

No runner -- not even the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt -- can beat a cheetah in a race. But this incredible new video from Earth Unplugged sho...

Cheetah's Acceleration Power Key To Their Success

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Everyone knows cheetahs are blazingly fast. Now new research illustrates how their acceleration and nimble zigzagging leave other animal...

Africa's Elusive Big Five: The Animals Guides Most Want to Spot

Adventure Collection | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

If you've ever dreamed of going on an African safari, you've heard of the "Big Five": the Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhinoceros. We asked five top guides for the animal that they would most like to spot in the wild. Here is their Elusive Big Five list.

Finding the Last Cheetahs of Iran

Luke Hunter | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Luke Hunter

My hope is that National Geographic's wonderful photographs bring the predicament of this critically endangered cat to a new audience who, like most Iranians a decade ago, had never heard of the cheetah's existence in the country.

PHOTOS: Southern Africa's Desert Rose

Mark Sissons | Posted 10.07.2012 | Travel
Mark Sissons

On a continent where nature is demarcated by fences and reserves, often turning locals into trespassers and in some cases, poachers on their own ancestral lands, Namibia's conservancy program is rare conservation success story.

Committing to the Future: For Cheetahs and Everyone Else, Too

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Dr. Laurie Marker

The purpose of the Clinton Global Initiative is to help commitment makers like myself connect with potential partners and resources to make these big ideas into reality. Our goal is to create large landscapes that are healthy places for people, livestock and predators and prey.

How Would Usain Bolt Fare Against 'Olympian' Animals?

Posted 08.05.2013 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 07/30/2012 09:16 AM EDT on LiveScience The Summer Olympic Games have begun with mostly...

Cheetahs Without Borders

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green
Dr. Laurie Marker

Opening up large landscapes between countries, with less fencing and more grassland would allow cheetahs and other wildlife from different countries to connect, breed, and increase their numbers in the wild.

Why Helping People Is Key to Saving the Endangered Cheetah

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 07.02.2012 | Impact
Dr. Laurie Marker

If the cheetah loses its race for survival, the American Prong-horn Antelope will become the fastest land mammal, and all those textbooks naming the cheetah as the fastest land animal will need to be changed.

WATCH: Cheetah And Puppy Are BFFs

Posted 04.19.2012 | Miami

Last March, Busch Gardens in Tampa received a 3-week-old orphaned male cheetah, which required around-the-clock care as a furry newborn. And becau...

PHOTO: Baby Cheetah On A Plane!

Posted 03.13.2012 | Travel

Last week it was penguins on a plane, now it's cheetahs. There really are no words to describe this cuteness. This little guy (or gal) was spotted...

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 3

Ken White | Posted 05.09.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

Everywhere I turn, I am struck by strong and conflicting realities: the beauty of being here, and the fact that it is my own species' presence which has put this all at such risk.

WATCH: Robotic Cheetah Breaks Land Speed Record

Posted 03.07.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 03/05/2012 05:37 PM EST on InnovationNewsDaily A cheetah robot funded by the U.S. military has broken t...

PHOTOS: Biggest, Fastest, Deadliest: World's Most Extreme Animals

Posted 03.04.2012 | Science

Among animals, the blue whale is the biggest and the cheetah is the fastest runner— most of us have known this since grade school. But many of the e...

Cheeta Is Alive and Well and Living in Palm Springs

John Hood | Posted 02.29.2012 | Celebrity
John Hood

"It will always remain a mystery... but our Cheeta is now the ambassador for all the chimps that ever played Cheeta, and we'll continue on that path no matter how the press wants to spin it."

Chimpanzee Sidekick From 1930s Tarzan Flicks Dies

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 02.27.2012 | Entertainment

PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- A Florida animal sanctuary says Cheetah the chimpanzee sidekick in the Tarzan movies of the early 1930s has died at age 80. Th...

A Lucky Cheetah And A Lot Of Land

Jim Calio | Posted 01.31.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

Dozens of species of animals have already been reintroduced to Samara, including white rhino and various antelope, from swishy-tailed Gemsbok to tiny duiker.

Africa Under My Skin

Jim Calio | Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel
Jim Calio

What's really terrific about Africa is the land. It's vast, it's beautiful and it extends forever.

The Week's Best In Animals -- Cheetah Cubs, Lemurs, And Orangutans

Posted 09.16.2011 | Green

This past week was a big one for animals in the news. 16 Dalmatian puppies were born. Threatened snow leopards were spotted in Afghanistan. "C...

Cheetah Shocks Onlookers Roaming Streets Near Dubai

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Who's missing a cheetah? That's what authorities in the United Arab Emirates are asking Wednesday after one of th...

Safari Part V: The Queen of Sheba

Lauren Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lauren Scott

From Lemarti's, the next stop was Sirikoi, set on the now famous (thank you Prince William) Lewa Downs. I have to write a disclaimer here because I a...