ANIMAL FILE


Species: CHEETAH
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cheetah: (acinonyx jubatus)
Scientific classification: mammalia, carnivora, felidae.
Physical characteristics: head-body length: 112-135 cm. Tail length:66-84 cm male weight:43 kg. female weight 38 kg.
Population and distribution:
Habitat: Open, grassy savannah plains and dry bush, scrub and open forests. open plains
Feeding: eat small antelopes
Life cycle: 10-20 years
Breeding / Reproduction: gestation 90-95 days. mothers teach the cubs
Social structure: solitary animal
Predation and danger: eagles humans, hyenas, lyons


Relationship with humans: humans kill cheetah
Interesting facts: very fast sprinter: 97 kmh. cannot roar but can purr equal the cats