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Cheetahs by Linda C. Wood


by Linda C. Wood

Series: Zoobooks

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This book was interesting because it talked about cheetahs in a whole new light. From the birth of its kittens, the prey that they eat, the speed that they run, etc., this book will enlighten any young student who is trying to discover this species.
  christiq | Dec 16, 2012 |
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Cheetahs are the fastest animals on land --able to reach speeds of up to 70 miles per hour (113 kilometers per hour) for short distances. And because of their long legs, slender bodies, and beautiful spots, many people consider them to be the most elegant of all cats.
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We all know cheetahs can keep up with traffic on the freeway, but is everyone aware that from a standing start, a cheetah can accelerate faster than a racecar? Watch out-kids may be so intrigued they'll want to get out a stopwatch and see how fast they can accelerate.

Zoobooks, the 59-book animal series - the "everything you wanted to know but didn't know who to ask" guide to the world's most fascinating creatures. Each exciting edition of Zoobooks is packed with current scientific facts, striking photography, beautiful illustrations and unique activities that teach children about animals and the habitats in which they live. With innovative publications and products, Wildlife Education, Ltd. has enriched the lives of children, parents, and educators nationwide for 20 years. All titles are offered in library-bound hardcover and soft-cover styles. Zoobooks, ideal for the knowledge-hungry 4-11 year old!

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An introduction to the physical characteristics, habits, natural environment, relationship to humans, and future of the cheetah, the big, spotted cat that is the fastest mammal on earth.

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