cheetah by Haven fISHER

1.6 – 2.1 metres (5.25 – 7 feet) in length and weigh around 30 – 45 kilograms (66 – 99 pounds)

covered in black, evenly spaced spots. It has a white underbelly and the spots on its tail merge to form 4 to 5 rings at the end.

(70 miles per hour). They are able to accelerate from 0 to 64 kilometres per hour (40 miles per hour) in just 3 strides

heetahs preferred habitat is open savannas and grasslands. They can be easily observed on open plains with short grasses

Cheetahs are carnivores and will feed upon antelopes, rabbits, young ostriches and a range of hoofed grassland animals.

threats and conversations

source: A-Z Animals (Nov 2008) Available at: [Accessed 04 May 2017]

Lehnert, E. 2013. "Acinonyx jubatus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed May 04, 2017 at


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