Previously estimated at a population of 4,190 individuals in Southern Africa since 2007, the total population of the South African cheetah has likely reached to over 6,000 individuals.
A Cheetah's lifespan is about 17 years. Its common habitat is grassland but can also be found in woodland. Unlike big cats, Cheetahs' don't roar but rather purrs and makes a chirping sound to communicate with another . It can reach a speed of 70 miles mph and can reach 60 mph in just 3 seconds.