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  1. 1. CHEETAHS By Gavin
  2. 2. A Cheetah’s Habitat • Cheetahs live on the African grasslands of eastern and southern Africa. • Not so long ago cheetahs also inhabited an area from North Africa to India.
  3. 3. What Cheetahs Look Like • Cheetahs can be 7 feet (2.1 meters long). • Cheetahs yellow or tan fur is covered with black spots.
  4. 4. What a Cheetah Eats  A cheetah likes to scan the countryside from a tree limb or the top of a termite mound.  A cheetah depends on sight rather than smell.  A cheetah is carnivorous and eats a variety of small animals.  While most cats are nocturnal predators, the cheetah is primarily diurnal, hunting in early morning and late afternoon.
  5. 5. A Cheetah’s Predators  A cheetah’s predators are lions, hyenas and leopards.
  6. 6. A Cheetah’s Life Cycle  In the wild, a cheetah can live about 10 to 12 years.  A female cheetah can give birth to 3 to 5 cubs at a time.
  7. 7. Interesting Facts  Cheetahs hunt during the day.  Female cheetahs chirp to call their cubs.  A cheetah has amazing eyesight during the day and can spot prey from about 3 miles away.  Black stripes near their eyes protect the eyes from sunlight.  A cheetah can run 70 miles per hour.
  8. 8. My Resources  Kidcyber.au  Msu.edu  Pebblego.com  Cheetahspot.com  Ask.com  Sciencekids.co.nz  Google images

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