Cheetah Facts – Interesting and Amazing Facts About Cheetah

Cheetah Interesting Facts

An adult wild cheetah lives around 10 to 12 years to the maximum.

Cheetah’s tail acts like the pointer in the compass, moves the cheetah in which direction to go.

Female cheetah uses their tail to guide the cubs when passing through tall grass or heavy bushes.

Cheetah’s claws have semi flexible spring like cleat which makes the limb not losing its grip on the ground soil.

Because of its long flexible spine cheetah can swing up to 22 feet in single stride.

Cheetah cubs are born with dark tuft like feathers which help them blending in the shadows and acts like camouflage.

The dark tuft like feathers on cheetah cubs vanishes within 3 months.

Until the cheetah is 2 years, the remains of the dark tuft feathers looks like a small mane.

Cheetah habitats in large open spaces and prefer mountain terrains.

When compared to male cheetahs the female cheetahs are not much successful during hunting because the cubs distract them.