Cheetahs | Odyssey Safaris

– The cheetah’s name derives from the Hindu word “Chita” which simply means “the spotted one”
– Why the cheetah is not a true cat; true cats have retractable claws which are missing in the cheetah.
– Cheetahs are the fastest land mammal at a speed of up to 110 km/hr.
– Young cheetahs resemble rattles snake in color in order to scare off potential predators.
– The cheetah population in Tanzania is rich because of the abundance of wildlife they can hunt and much of Tanzania is protected parks.
Source: Tanzania Tourist Board – Did you know?

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