Male cheetahs may live alone or in small groups, usually with their litter mates; adult females tend to live with their cubs for up to two years. Otherwise, adult females live alone and are less social than males. More »

A group of cheetahs is called a coalition. Coalitions are typically groups of two to three males, and they are often formed between brothers and rarely include unrelated male cheetahs. More »

Cheetahs do not live in rainforests or wetlands. The cheetah, which is the fastest land animal in the world, is typically found on the savannas of sub-Saharan Africa, though there have been reports of approximately 200 c... More »

Cheetahs are solitary animals, and the mother is usually found either alone or with her cubs. For six weeks after their birth, she keeps them hidden in a den while she hunts; after that, the cubs are old enough to follow... More »

Cheetahs are very good mothers, caring for their young until the cubs reach maturity, usually between ages 2 and 3. Cheetahs are ordinarily solitary animals, preferring to venture about on their own unless caring for cub... More »

The cheetah has made a number of behavioral adaptations to increase survival chances, which range from staying close to the mother when young to avoid predators and the mother hiding cubs in holes or bushes while she gat... More »

Cheetahs live 10 to 12 years in their natural habitat. Most cheetahs are found in eastern and southwestern Africa, but their numbers are dwindling. It is estimated that there are 7,000 to 10,000 cheetahs left in the wild... More »