– Compact Body The cheetah’s body is built for speed, with a deep chest and long flexible spine that allows fluid movements at high speed.– Long TailIts tail is a rudder when running, helping them keep balance and change direction quickly.
They can sprint up to 80 mph (128 km/h) over short distances of up to 500m.Their long and slender build, lightweight frame, and narrow waist combined with incredibly powerful muscles, particularly legs, shoulders, and chest.
Cheetahs are often hunted for their fur, used in traditional clothing and home décor. Farmers also poison them to protect their livestock. Many conservation efforts including habitat restoration, breeding programs, and outreach to promote sustainable living practices.
The cheetah’s incredible speed has awed us since its discovery, but human activity has led to its endangerment. Consider donating to a cheetah preservation organization or taking local action to make a difference.