Length: head and body up to 5 ft. ; tail up to 2 ft.
Weight: 75-150 lbs.
Habit: female is solitary; males live in small groups
Diet: gazelles, other antelope; also hares, rodents, gamebirds, and sometimes larger prey such as zebra
Lifespan: up to 12 years in the wild, more in captivity
Sexual Maturity: 20-24 months
Mating Season: throughout the year
Gestation: 90-95 days
Litter size: up to 8 cubs but usually 2-5
Birth Interval: 17-20 months
There are five subspecies of cheetah, four in Africa, and one in Iran