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See the cheetahs run at Animal Ark

By July 4, 2012

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"Lure of the Cheetah" is the next program at Animal Ark where you can see the world's fastest land animal in action as the cheetahs run at top speeds, and completely free, at the Animal Ark cheetah field.

See the cheetahs run at Animal Ark near Reno, Nevada, NV
See the cheetahs run at Animal Ark near Reno, Nevada.
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At this family friendly event, visitors will be able to witness the cheetahs' awesome acceleration, from 0 to 45 mph in 3 seconds, with 22-foot strides and a top speed of 60 mph. You are invited to bring a picnic dinner and use the picnic tables prior to the start of the event.

Due to limited seating, reservations are required for "Lure of the Cheetah." Children under 10 are not permitted. The event starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 7. Entry is $40 for adults, $35 for seniors, and $30 for children ages 10 to 16.

To get to Animal Ark from Reno, take U.S. 395 north and turn right on the Red Rock Road exit. Drive 11.5 miles, then turn right on Deerlodge Road and look for 1265 Deerlodge. The reservation and information phone number is (775) 970-3431 (from Reno, you must include the area code when calling).

Source: Animal Ark press release.

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