Where do cheetahs live?


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While cheetahs live throughout Africa, they are the most abundant in the grasslands of East Africa and the desert areas of Namibia, which is a Southwestern country in Africa. Cheetos can also be seen in various zoos and wildlife reservations.

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Where do cheetahs live?
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Cheetahs adapt quite well to their surroundings, from grassland to deserts, with applicable prey being the only real necessity for inhabiting a new land. According to Live Science, cheetahs primarily prey on warthogs, gazelles, antelopes, rabbits and porcupines. Cheetahs are officially listed as an endangered species, largely because their natural habitat is shrinking. Cheetahs thrive in an open and vast environment, and shrinking natural habitats due to human agriculture and settlements make it difficult for cheetahs to compete with other predators who are after the same prey.

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