The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), also known as the hunting leopard, is a big cat
that occurs mainly in eastern and southern Africa and a few parts of Iran. The only
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Fastest mammal on land, the cheetah can reach speeds of 60 or perhaps even
70 miles (97 or 113 kilometers) an hour over short distances. It usually chases its
The fastest land animal in the world, the cheetah is a marvel of evolution. The
cheetah's slender, long-legged body is built for speed. Cheetahs are tan in color
Cheetah Speed. The cheetah is the world's fastest land animal. They can run 70
mph (or 110 kph), which is as fast as cars drive on the highway. The cheetah ...
Africa's spotted sprinter. If ever an animal was born to run, it's the cheetah.
People have marveled at this fastest of land mammals for thousands of years.
Did you know cheetahs can span 25 ft. in one stride? Special adaptations help
them reach speeds up to 60 mph. Learn more cheetah facts at Animal Fact Guide
Watch the Top 10 Cheetah Videos from Discovery and Animal Planet, including
cheetahs running, hunting and, umm, pooping in cars...
Cheetah Classification and EvolutionThe Cheetah is a large and powerful feline
that was once found throughout Africa and Asia and even in parts of Europe.
Includes information on habitat, life span, predators of cheetahs as well as
headline links to cheetah news stories. Also included are the heartland habitat ...