Cheetah vs. Tasmanian Devil

The cheetah and Tasmanian devil are two of nature’s most impressive animals.

Acinonyx jubatus

Scientific name

Sarcophilus harrisii

Length: 3 – 5 ft (excluding tail)  Weight: 75 – 140 lbs


Up to 65 cm in length and can weigh up to 12 kg

Grasslands and open savannas


Forests and coastal scrublands of Tasmania, Australia

8 to 10 years


Up to 5-6 years in the wild

Solitary and diurnal, cooperative hunting observed in some cases

Social Behavior

Nocturnal and solitary, known for aggressive behavior when threatened

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