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  JindoJeff - cheetah
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  Thu Sep 12 08:13:16 2013
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Cheetah Facts & Trivia for kids

  • The cheetah can go from 0 to 45 MPH in 2.5 seconds.
  • The Cheetah is the fastest land mammal.
  • Cheetahs are felines.
  • Cheetahs live in Africa and parts of Asia.
  • Cheetahs have great eye sight, which helps them hunt.
  • Cheetahs can only run quickly in short bursts.
  • Cheetahs have semi-retractable claws, a trait found in only three other cats.
  • Cheetahs cannot roar.
  • Cheetahs like to live in open areas like praries or savannahs, but they can also be found in forests and mountains.
  • Because they're smaller than most predators, cheetahs often lose thier meals to other animals.
  • Throughout history, cheetahs have often been tamed and used for hunting.
  • Cheetahs lived in India for a very long time before going extinct there in the 1940s.
  • The flexing and snaping back of a Cheetah's spine helps it gain speed.
  • Cheetahs often eat their capture prey in a hurry before larger animals and scavengers arrive.

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