COME SEE THE WORLD’S FASTEST LAND ANIMAL!
Catch a glimpse of the worlds fastest land animal as you drive through Cheetah Kingdom within Longleat Safari. Cheetah can run up speeds of 70 miles an hour and are an amazing sight to see as they stride across the reserve!
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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