American Cheetah
American Cheetah

Order Miracinonyx

Family Felidae

Genus Miracinonyx

Living

2.6 Ma – 12,000 years ago (Pleistocene)

Thumbnail Description

It seemed more like a modern cheetah

Size & Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 170 cm (67 in)

WEIGHT: 70 kg (150 lb)

SHOULDER HEIGHT: 85 cm (33 in)

TAIL: 92 cm (36 in)

Largest Specimen:

WEIGHT: 95 kg (209 lb)

Habitat

Prairies, plains

Distribution

Western America

Diet

Pronghorn

Reproduction

Unknown

Mating Period

Unknown

Gestation Period

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

60 mph

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Troops

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Group Size

Unknown

Behavior

Diurnal, arboreal

Conservation Status

Extinct

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