Cheetah Fact Sheet
Cheetah Fact Sheet

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus): a large cat native to Africa and central Iran.

Kingdom: | Animalia
Phylum: | Chordata
Class: | Mammalia
Order: | Carnivora
Family: | Felidae
Genus: | Acinonyx
Species: | jubatus

Cheetahs are the world’s fastest land mammal. They can reach speeds up to 65 miles per hour and accelerate from 0 to 70 mph in ...

Cheetah Facts
Cheetah Facts

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

Type: Mammal
Family: Felidae
Habitat: Areas with expanses of land, dense brush, and abundant prey, such as grasslands, semi-desert prairies, and mountainous terrain
Location: Primarily Africa (where 90% live on commercial farms), mostly the sub-Saharan region, but range once extended into India; some are still found in ...