Acinonyx jubatus


Where do they live? Africa and central Iran

What do they eat? Small to medium-sized prey such as impala, springbok, and Thomson’s gazelles

Conservation Status: Vulnerable 

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A federally endangered cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) at the Denver Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

@Photo by Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark