African Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Stamp – Burundi Scott# 599 World Wildlife Federation

Animals on Stamps  Africa   burundi Scott# 599 wwf  world wildlife federation  african cheetah  Acinonyx jubatus     feline     fastest land animal

This is a 70 franc World Wildlife Federation Stamp from Brundi, Scott #599, containing an image of an African Cheetah from 1983. The African cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)is a carnivore, eating mostly small mammals weighing under 80 pounds. such as the springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis), the Thomson’s gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii), the Grant’s (Nanger granti), and the impala (Aepyceros melampus). The African cheetah runs faster than any other land animal on earth reaching speeds as high as 75 miles per hour. The cheetah inhabits much of Africa and is found in a few spots in the Middle East, although its numbers are dwindling rapidly.

For more about Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

Advertisements
Image | This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s