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Weekend Traffic

Due to the Great Inflatable Race in Swope Park, the Meyer entrance to the Zoo will be closed on Saturday April 20. Please use the 63rd Street or Elmwood entrance.

Cheetah

Cheetah

About

Named from the Hindi word chita which means spotted, these fast felines are the quickest on Earth. With partially retractable claws and a flexible spine, these cats can reach 55 miles per hour in short distances.