Cheetah

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Cheetah

  1. 1. Karli Holden period 2
  2. 2.  Scientific name Range Diet Physical discretion Breeding info Special behavior Weird info
  3. 3.  Acinonyx jubatus
  4. 4.  Cheetahs are normally found in North Africa to India, but they are now commonly found only in sub-Saharan Africa
  5. 5. The Cheetah preys mainly onsmall gazelles and antelope,hares, and ground birdsThompsons gazelle beingtheir food of choice
  6. 6.  They weigh between 75 and 145 pounds a cheetah is about 4-5 feet Cheetahs average lifespan is they can live up to 17 years Cheetahs use speed to protect them
  7. 7.  Cheetahs give birth to 1 - 5 cubs
  8. 8.  The cheetah is built for speed. It has long, slim, muscular legs, a small, rounded head set on a long neck, a flexible spine, a deep chest, non retractable claws, special pads on its feet for traction and a long, tail for balance. Although fast, the cheetah cannot run at full speed for long distances (100 yards is about the limit) because it may overheat. Cheetahs have distinctive black "tear stripes" that connect from the inside corner of each eye to the mouth that may serve as an antiglare device for daytime hunting.
  9. 9.  Cheetahs are often mistaken for leopards Female cheetahs is solitary Male cheetahs live in small groups

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