Common Name(s): Cheetah Scientific Name: Acinonyx Jubatus Weight: 65-110 pounds Head/Body: 48-60 inches Tail: 20-30 inches Subspecies: 6 Gestation: -93 days Infant mortality – 75% Status: Endangered Estimated World Population: No information available
The most primitive of all cats, evolving some 18 million years ago, the cheetah is a tall, slim, long-legged cat, built along the lines of the greyhound. Its claws are only semi-retractable, and it has a distinctly dog-like muzzle. Its 코트 is yellowish-brown with dark brown spots and a long white-tipped tail.The cheetah may be found in open grassland...
As 당신 probably know, cheetahs and leopards look very similar and many people mistake cheetahs for leopards 또는 the opposite. Look at two 이미지 of a leopard and a cheetah, then you'll see that they're very different from each other.
1. Cheetahs are much 더 많이 lanky, having a thin stomach for easier running. But leopards have 더 많이 muscles, though I may not know much about leopards, but I'm guessing it's for hunting purposes.
2. Cheetahs have a larger chest because they have extra large lungs and 심장 so they can withstand their large bursts of energy.