The close physical similarity between the extinct cheetah (Miracinonyx trumani) of Pleistocene North America, and the still extant cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) of Africa and Asia caused confusion among paleontologists. 679 more words
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The weather this past week was more than cooperative for what has become our traditional Easter Sunday training ride.
Our 45-mile out-and-back ride to Lyman, Nebraska, on the state line with Wyoming, started out with temps in the upper 50s with a rare tailwind out of the east and ended with temps in the low 70s, and a tailwind from the west. 427 more words
One of my favorite mammals, the pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana) is a magnificent creature. They are the fastest of all land mammals in North America, typically reaching top speeds of up to 60 mph over shorter distances and are capable of sustaining speeds of 30-40 mph over longer distances. 300 more words