Cheetahs are one of the largest species of feline. They are mostly found in the wild in Africa, but there is a small population in Iran, and they can be found in zoos worldwide. They used to range across much larger swat... More »

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Cheetahs are the fastest land animal in the world. They eat gazelles and other hooved animals, reproduce year round and are mostly found in Africa. Although cheetahs cannot roar, they can purr continuously. More »

Most cheetahs are found in the savanna biome of Africa, but some cheetahs can be found in Iran, Algeria and Niger. The savanna is a dry grassland, with a vast amount of open space that is ideal for the cheetah to hunt by... More »

Although cheetahs are one of the smallest species of the big cats, they are the fastest mammals on land with bodies that evolved for speed. However, the cheetah is also the most endangered of the cats due to habitat loss... More »

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Occasionally, cheetahs are attacked by larger predators such as lions, hyenas and leopards. For adult cheetahs, this is a rare occurrence, but for cheetah cubs, the mortality rate reaches around 90 percent. More »

Cheetahs drink water. Like nearly all other animals, cheetahs require water to support vital internal processes. They can, however, live up to 10 days without any water. More »

Cheetahs use their incredible speed to catch their prey. While cheetahs will eat just about any animal they can catch, some of their primary prey species include Thomson’s gazelles and impala. Cheetahs evolved a number o... More »