Natural History Museum Of Zimbabwe

Arnoldia Zimbabwe Vol 9 (1)1980 HILLS D.M. & SMITHERS R.H.N. The “King Cheetah” a historical review. 1-23p

The aberrant form of the cheetah known as the “King Cheetah” is characterised by possession of softer,longer and silkier hair and partial replacement of normal spots by bars. Specimens have been reported sporadically over the past 50 years and this paper is a report on those and the study skins in the Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe collection.