A full grown male cheetah can grow to be between 40 and 57 inches long and weigh between 77 to 143 pounds. Females are slightly smaller.Know More
Newborn cheetahs are small, only about 12 inches long and weighing around 10 ounces at birth. They grow quickly and stay under the protection of their mothers until they are between 18 months and 2 years old.
Female cheetahs typically weigh between 77 and 138 pounds and have a body length of around 45 inches.
Cheetahs are the fastest land animal in the world and can reach speeds of up to 75 miles per hour. They can reach a speed of 60 miles per hour in three seconds, but can only maintain high speeds for a few seconds before tiring.Learn more about Large Cats
A cheetah protects itself by using its speed, hunting in the early morning or evening instead of at night, dragging prey to concealment, and eating quickly before other predators intrude. Sometimes young male cheetahs in groups called coalitions get together to drive away larger predators.Full Answer >
A grown cheetah averages 2.5 to 3 feet tall at the shoulder. Cheetahs are 3.5 to 4.5 feet long and can weigh up to 140 pounds.Full Answer >
A male cheetah is simply called a male cheetah. Likewise, female cheetahs are referred to as female cheetahs. Young cheetahs are called cubs and typically stay with their mother until they are about 1 year old.Full Answer >
A cheetah can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds. They are the fastest land mammals and utilize their speed to catch prey.Full Answer >