Cheetahs are predators and eat primarily small animals.
They are worthy hunters, as they can hide well in the
dry grasses of the African plains. They sneak up on their
pray by keeping their bodies low and only
raise their heads above the grass.
The cheetah is the fastest mammal on Earth and can reach
speeds of 60 miles per hour or sometimes even more. Some
cheetahs can weigh as much as 140 pounds.