Animal Facts

Cheetah Facts

Sudan Cheetah
Sudan Cheetah
The Cheetah is one of the fastest animals on the planet and it is the fastest land animal. It can reach speeds of up to an incredible 75 miles per hour (120 kilometers per hour) for short distances giving prey, it can sneak up close enough to, little chance of escaping. On this page is a list of interesting kid-friendly facts about this incredibly fast animal, including how it is able to run so fast, where it lives, and why it is endangered.

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Interesting Cheetah Facts

Cheetah Physical Characteristics

Cheetahs are built for speed; they have many physical characteristics that make them the fastest land animal in the world. These and other facts about the physical characteristics of these animals are listed below.

Cheetah Subspecies

The number of subspecies of cheetah is debated; however most experts recognize the following subspecies: