The cheetah plays an important role as a predator on the African savannah. The fastest animal on land, the cheetah can reach speeds up to 70 miles per hour over short distances. A sleek body, flexible backbone, long legs, non-retractable claws, and muscular tail assist the cheetah during high speed chases.
Enjoy cheetah-inspired blog posts by the cat show trainers & cheetah keepers.
Through the Angel Fund, the Zoo is helping the cheetah win the most important race, the race against extinction.