Cheetah Mortality Rate

Cheetah cubs in den

Lion predation is the main cause of cheetah cub deaths. Cheetah cubs suffer a considerable mortality rate during the first few months of life. It is difficult, though, to study cheetah cub mortality rates because cheetah mothers keep their cubs well hidden during the first 6-8 weeks of their lives. Karen Laurenson studied cheetah …

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Cheetah Speed

In this article about cheetah speed, I have used as a primary source of information, an academic research paper published in the Journal of Mammalogy 1959. This paper compares the running methods of the cheetah to the horse. Although I have not referred to all of this paper. The horse is a useful benchmark as …

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