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Did you know that a cheetah cannot roar? Check out our interesting cheetah facts. Learn more about their lifestyle, weigh and size. Amaze you friends with these shocking facts!

  • Adult cheetahs weigh from 86 to 143 pounds (39 to 65 kilograms).
  • A cheetah has between 2,000-3,000 spots on his body!
  • King cheetahs have lengthwise stripes and are very rare.
    Cheetah Facts

    Cheetahs are not well equipped to handle themselves in a fight with other large animals.

  • Cheetahs are the only cats with black tear marks on their faces.
  • Cheetahs usually live 7-10 years in the wild and 16 in captivity.
  • Cheetahs can reach 60 mph in 3 seconds.
  • Cheetahs are unable to climb trees and cannot see clearly at night.
  • After a chase, a cheetah needs half an hour to catch its breath before it can eat his prey.
  • Cheetahs have excellent eyesight.  They can see up to 3 miles away.
  • Male cheetahs stay in groups, females remain alone.
  • A mother will stay with her cubs for 18 months then she will leave them.
  • In the 16th century, emperors and other royalty hunted gazelles with trained cheetahs.

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