COME SEE THE WORLD’S FASTEST LAND ANIMAL!
Longleat Safari Park officially opened its brand new drive-through Cheetah Kingdom and for the first time ever, you are able to see the world’s fastest land animal. When they’re running they can get up to speeds of 70 miles an hour and have now fully settled into their new home.
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Your drive-through safari adventure will take you unbelievably close to creatures you’ve only dreamed about. So also mind the zebras crossing, give the rhinos right of way, watch out for the wolves and beware of the meddling monkeys. Find out more »
- Cheetahs use their tails to help them steer when they run fast, acting like a rudder of a boat
Cheetahs can purr but cannot roar!
- The name cheetah originates from the Hindi cita, which comes from the Sanskrit chitraka which means 'variegated' or 'sprinkled' body
The diet of the Cheetahs consist of small and larger game including antelope, zebra, hares and rodents.
- Cheetah can run up to 71 miles per hour and can weigh up to 50kg