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Unlike lions and tigers,
cheetahs climb trees.
cheetahs live about 20 years.
cheetahs cannot roar.
Cheetahs are the only cats that
can't retract their claws.
don't like milkshakes.
A cheetah's tongue is
as smooth as butter.
as stiff as a piece of wood.
as rough as a rasp.
If cheetah cubs stray from their mother,
she may call them back with a "chirping" sound.
she may bit off grass and toss it at them.
they may get put on restriction.
What is a king cheetah?
The cheetah that rules over the other cheetahs.
The smartest cheetah.
A cheetah with stripes and splotches instead of spots.
For thousands of years, people have used cheetahs
as pack animals.
Cheetahs are the most ______ of the big cats.
In the last 100 years, the world population of cheetahs
has dropped dramatically.
has stayed about the same.
has increased slightly.
Other predators take away as many as
90% of cheetah kids.
half of all cheetah kills.
one out of every three cheetah kills.
All cheetahs are so closely related
they all know each other.
they are almost identical!
they all have a notch in one ear.
The least powerful big cat is the
A million years ago there were cheetahs in
Cheetahs have _____ _____ than other big cats.
Cheetahs usually hunt
once a week.
When its favorite foods are scarce, a cheetah may eat
hares, lizards, and frogs.
grass, flowers, and nuts.
from restaurant dumpsters.
Cheetah cubs are born in litters of
6 to 8 babies.
1 to 3 babies.
1 to 8 babies.
In the 1920s, people tried to race cheetahs against
One reason cheetahs are dying out is that
they are having a hard time finding prey.
the grasslands where they live are being turned into farms.
the grasslands where they live are getting colder and colder.
The only hope for cheetahs in the wild may be
leaving sheep and goats out for them to find.
to fence out hyenas and other predators.
to study captive cheetahs.
In the wild, cheetahs live
about 4 to 5 years.
about 10 years.
about 20 years.
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