Compare and Contrast

Posted On March 16, 2010

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The Cheetah

The Cheetah has sharp eyesight and raw speed that makes them a formidable hunter.  The cheetah is the world’s fastest land mammal with speeds up to 60 mph.  These big and fast cats live in the grasslands in Africa and usually eat hares and antalope.  Females give birth to usually three cubs and stays with them for 1 1\2-2 years.They are vulnerable to being endengered but aren’t.They are usually up to 3.5-4.5 ft in size and are up to 77-143 lbs in weight.Their spots help them blend into the dried grass in the grasslands in Africa.

Both of these animals are in the cat family and the diffences are that the tiger has strips and the cheetah has spots.  They also live in different places, the Tiger lives in Russia and the Cheetah lives in Africa.  They both eat meat and they both live in groups or prides.  They both hunt and eat in groups.

The Tiger

The Siberian Tiger is one of the of the worlds largest cats.  The primarily live in eastern Russia’s birch forests but some exist in China and North Korea.  Females give birth to 2-6 cubs with little or no help from their mate.  The are an endengered specious because they’re hunted for furs.  Their size is up to 10.75 ft and their weight is up to 660 lbs



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