Saturday, September 6, 2014

Mysore Zoo - Cheetah

Mysore Zoo is the most popular zoo at Mysore in India. There are various wild animals and birds at the zoo. One among them is Cheetah.



It is the fastest land animal with a speed of 120 km/h  in short bursts covering distances up to 500 m. It's slender, long-legged body is built for speed. 



It's chest is deep and its waist is narrow with tan in color with black spots all over their body. There are no spots on its white underside, but the tail has spots, which merge to form four to six dark rings at the end. It has a small head with high-set eyes.

21 comments:

Sharon Wagner said...

They are so beautiful.

Ela said...

Gorgeous animal !

Kristin_Texas said...

Beautiful! I've always loved the big cats.

Adam Jones said...

A very majestic looking animal. Nice pictures.

George said...

The cheetah is a beautiful creature.

TexWisGirl said...

an amazing animal.

Sandy Carlson said...

A handsome fellow!

Anunoy Samanta said...

Missed it in my Mysore trip :(
So were these burst shots? :-P

Gunilla Bäck said...

A gorgeous animal!

Jeevan said...

Superb capture! I ever seen a Cheetah and glad to know about its exist in Mysore zoo.

Marie said...

Beautiful pictures, and great info, Rajesh. They are fascinating creatures!

bailey-road.com said...

What a beautiful animal!

Janice Adcock said...

Such elegant animals.

Christian Weiß said...

Great animal, is it the Asian or the African subspecies?

Rajesh said...

It is Asian

lovehappynotes.com said...

They are amazing!

Ann, Chen Jie Xue 陈洁雪 said...

slim handsome body of the cheetah.

Ravish Mani said...

Very close. No bar is seen on other side in photography.

Kiran Acharya said...

Stunning shots.

Amit Agarwal said...

Wow!

indu chhibber said...

Nice info.