Cheetah Prey Kruger NP

This is a pie chart that shows the percentage of kills by the cheetah of “prey items” at the Kruger National Park in Africa. The sample size is 2,532. The source material is page 33 of Wild Cats Of The World by Mel and Fiona Sunquist ISBN-13: 978-0-226-77999-7 and the book’s source material is Pienaar, U. deV. 1969. Predator-prey relationships amongst the larger mammals of the Kruger National Park. Koedoe 12: 108-176.

Below is a photograph of the Kruger Natonal Park and below that a picture of an impala. The number one prey item is impala. The male impala weighs between 46 to 76 kg (100 to 170 lb). Both are Wikimedia Commons images.

Kruger National Park

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Kruger National Park

Impala – Aepyceros melampus

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