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 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 >
Cheetahs are slim cats with long legs, small heads and small paws with claws that cannot fully retract. Their body weight is between 50 and 160 pounds, and their length is between about 4 and 5 feet. Male cheetahs are generally larger than females. They have yellow to gray fur with randomly arranged, round black spots.Full Answer >
The cheetah is not as large and strong as most other predators, it defends itself by avoiding confrontation and surrendering its prey to other animals. If attacked, an adult cheetah can also use its speed to outrun other animals. Cheetah cubs protect themselves by hiding in thick bush.Full Answer >
The prey of a cheetah varies from small guineafowl, hares and birds, to the bigger wildebeests, impalas and gazelles. A cheetah even preys upon ostriches and warthogs when the food is scarce.Full Answer >