Tagged: baby cheetah

Cheetah cubs in den

Do hyenas eat cheetahs?

By the time cheetahs are four-months-of-age they are able to outrun spotted hyenas and lions but until that age newly mobile cubs are very vulnerable to predators including spotted hyenas. And therefore the answer...

Cheetah cubs in den

Cheetah Mortality Rate

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...

Cheetah Cubs

Photograph ©copyright Garlyn – published under creative commons license — This is just a lovely picture of a lovely cat. Cheetah cubs have that look; pure innocence overlayed with the anticipation of a true and...

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