The cheetah is incredibly fast …
Cheetahs can reach speeds up to 70mph.
From 0 to 60 in three seconds. Wow.
Lithe and nimble, the cheetah can turn in a split second when chasing its prey.
The cheetah is a sprinter. Their super-fast chases last a mere 20-60 seconds … but oh, what seconds they are.
Of all the mammals on land, the cheetah is the fastest, making land seem more like air.
… and so beautiful, it might be tempting to reach out to touch that gorgeous coat – which is, of course, a very, very bad idea!
Whether still, in flight, or just stepping down from a tree stump, the cheetah is always sleek and graceful.
Cheetahs’ excellent eyesight enables them to hunt during the day.
The close bond between Trainer and Big Cat can be beautiful to see, but the wildness of the cheetah tempers even the most touching of moments.
And in the blink of an eye, all that remains is the memory of speed –