the unassuming fast cheetah

How many babies does it have?

Litter size: 2-4 cubs

Are they endangered?

In 1900, there were over 100,000 cheetahs across their historic range. Today, an estimated 9,000 to 12,000 cheetahs remain in the wild in Africa.

How fast does it go?

Cheetah | Basic Facts About Cheetahs | Defenders of WildlifeThey can also be distinguished from other big cats by their smaller size, ... them steer and turn in the direction they want to go, like the rudder of a boat. ... Fast Facts. Height: 2 ½ -3 feet (.8-.9m) at the shoulder. Weight: 110-140 lbs (50-kg).

What does it eat?

It eats mainly gazelles, wildebeest calves, impalas and smaller hoofed animals.

How can you tell it's a cheetah?

They can also be distinguished from other big cats by their smaller size, spotted coats, small heads and ears and distinctive "tear stripes" that stretch from the corner of the eye to the side of the nose.

What does it look like when it is running?

Where do they live?

Historically cheetahs were found throughout Africa and Asia from South Africa to India. They are now confined to parts of eastern, central and southwestern Africa and a small portion of Iran.

Cheetahs are also typically solitary animals. While males sometimes live with a small group of brothers from the same litter, females generally raise cubs by themselves for about a year.

Do they live with their brothers?

Yes they live with their brothers.

They are fast!

They are cute.

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