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Running cheetah

Running cheetah (Picture 1)


The cheetah has black spots all over its body. There is a black stripe from the corner of the mouth to the corner of the eyes, and the tail end has a black ring pattern on the end of the third part; the hair on the back of the neck is relatively long, like a short mane, the body is slender, the legs are long, and the head is small. The cheetah is the fastest animal running on land in the world, and its speed can reach 115 kilometers per hour. If the human sprint world champion competes with a cheetah in a 100-meter race, the cheetah can let the world champion run 60 meters first, and the cheetah will reach the end in the end, not the sprint world champion.

Cheetahs live in temperate and tropical grasslands, deserts and prairies with sparse trees. Cheetahs are carnivores. Their main food is various antelopes. They only kill one prey at a time. They run extremely fast. The lifespan of cheetahs in the wild is generally 15 years. They are mainly distributed in Africa and other places. There are 3 subspecies.

The life of a cheetah is more regular, usually working at sunrise and resting at sunset. Usually it starts to go out for food around five o'clock in the morning. It is more alert when walking, stopping from time to time to look around to see if there is any prey it can prey. In addition, it also prevents other predators from preying on it. It usually takes a lunch break. During a nap, it gets up every 6 minutes and has to get up and check to see what dangers are around it. Generally speaking, a cheetah only kills one prey at a time, and the distance it walks every day is about five kilometers, up to more than ten kilometers. Although it is good at running, it does not travel far.

The prey of cheetahs are mainly small and medium-sized ungulates, including Thomson's gazelles, Gurdji's gazelles, impalas, small wildebeests, etc. They also attack zebras when food is scarce. In addition, ostriches are also often preyed by cheetahs. Sneak approaching to a distance of 10 to 30 meters from the prey, and then hunt the prey, the maximum speed can reach 120 kilometers per hour, and only one foot on the ground, but can only run for a maximum of 3 minutes, overtime physiological structure makes the cheetah must Slow down, otherwise they will die from overheating. Usually the prey can be hunted within 1 minute. If the cheetah fails to hunt, it will be a waste of energy. Roughly only 1 out of 6 hunts will succeed.

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