Acinonyx jubatus

Physical apperance

The coat of the cheetah is  short , the color is a tawny brown, and is covered with round black spots. One of the most distinguishing feature of the cheetah are its two black stripes which look like tear-tracks, which stretch from the corners of the eyes to the corners of the mouth. The slim, lean cheetah has long legs, a narrow waist and a large chest. The head and ears are small, and the eyes are high set.

Cheetah facts