Cheetah Facts – Interesting and Amazing Facts About Cheetah

Facts About Cheetah

Only through scent male cheetahs will mark their territories.

To mark their territories the male cheetah urinates, feces and scratches the trees.

The marked trees are called the “play tree”.

In the early 5th century, Italians kept cheetah as sport hunting predator.

The sport hunting predator cheetahs are tethered and bounded until it leashes out to hunt. These cheetahs are more aggressive than the normal wild cheetah.

Cheetahs have a particular muscle in their long slim limbs which allows moving in a wide arc motion to increase acceleration.

The cheetah first attacks the prey’s throat by giving a deadly stroke which cuts the air to pass through it.

Most of the cheetah cubs die in between 3 to 6 months due to predator attacks, vulnerability and grass fires.

Cheetahs just don’t roar but they make a lot of sound like hissing, chirping, purring, barking, bleating and growling.

Cheetahs once lived in 11 Asian countries and have become extinct due to low birth rate when captive.