Cheetahs can reach speeds
of up to 70 mph while chasing down their prey. In this fact
they are unique to other large cats. Their coats are yellow
with many small black spots. This gives them camouflage while
hunting. The Cheetah is made for running;
long and slender bodies, deep chests, small waists and long
Although the Cheetah is a member of the cat family certain
characteristics of it are not typical of other family members.
Most other cats are very stealthy by nature and use those
skills when hunting. The cheetah however relies on its overwhealming
speed to catch its prey.