SIZE: Shoulder height 100cm; mass (m) 54 kg, (f) 43 kg
GESTATION PERIOD: 3 months
FASTEST SPEED RECORDED: 100 km/ hr
MOST LIKE: The Leopard
HABITAT: Open country, from dry savanna to desert.
Cheetahs were once found throughout Africa except for forest and mountainous areas. They are almost exclusively found in Nature Reserves and in some cattle ranching areas of Africa. Namibia has the largest population of reserve and free roaming animals.