Question No. 7: How fast is the Cheetah?


A Cheetah


The Cheetah is the fastest animal on earth and can reach a speed of almost 120 km per hour: It accelerates from 0 to almost 120 KPH in just a few seconds, but can't keep running for a long time, so it must stalk its prey quietly and carefully, and creep as close as possible to it, before it can make a final charge and attack.


Did you know? The Cheetah is one of the only cats, if not the only one, that hunts during the day.



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