Facts about Cheetahs

Cheetah Facts

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Cheetah Facts

  • The cheetah is the fastest mammal on land.

  • The cheetah can run up to 70 miles per hour (112 kilometers/hour)

  • The cheetah is amazingly quick. They can go from 0 to 70 mph (112 kilometers/hour) in only three seconds.

  • Cheetahs can get their speed partly because their stride length is so long. A cheetah's stride is 20 to 22 feet (6 to 6.7 meters).

  • Cheetahs are carnivores that means they only eat meat.

  • Cheetahs are hunters. Their amazing speed allows them to catch their prey.

  • Most wild cheetahs are found in southwestern and eastern Africa.

  • A cheetah’s habitat is a grassland. A cheetah’s spots help to make them camouflaged in grassland. This helps cheetah's sneak up on their prey.

  • Cheetah camouflaged in the grassland

    Cheetahs blend in well with the grasslands

  • There are less than 10,000 cheetahs left in the wild. Although there are cheetahs found in zoos throughout the world.

  • Cheetahs can grow to be 1.1 to 1.4 meters long ( 3.6 to 4.5 ft).

  • Cheetahs weigh between 69-140 pounds (31 to 63 kilograms).

  • An interesting fact about the cheetah. Cheetahs can survive without water for 4 days.

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