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.
What Cheetahs Look Like
• Cheetahs can be 7 feet (2.1 meters long).
• Cheetahs yellow or tan fur is covered with
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
While most cats are nocturnal predators, the
cheetah is primarily diurnal, hunting in early
morning and late afternoon.
A Cheetah’s Predators
A cheetah’s predators are lions, hyenas and
A Cheetah’s Life Cycle
In the wild, a cheetah can live about 10 to
A female cheetah can give birth to 3 to 5
cubs at a time.
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
A cheetah can run 70 miles per hour.