The cheetah is one of the world’s well-known cats! They are known for their speed, which can be up to 75 mph! This large cat is great at running and catching it’s prey. It’s slim body helps it gain speed quickly, and the cheetah easily makes it on the list of awe-some land animals!
The cheetah is a big cat. They can be up to four feet tall and weigh anywhere from 70 to 140 pounds. They are great at hiding too! Cheetahs have sandy fur that helps them blend into their grassland environment. On their fur, they have black spots to help conceal their bodies while they hunt. Cheetahs stay in generally the same area. Females tend to range over a large area, while males mark their own territory in between the female ranges. Cubs stay with their mothers when they learn to hunt at four to six weeks...
Read more about The Cheetah in today's Visit the Wildside!
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