|Subspecies||A. j. hecki|
|Scientific Name||Acinonyx jubatus hecki|
Northwest African Cheetah Description
- The northwest African cheetah is adapted to living in extreme conditions of the Sahara Desert.
- They can survive days without drinking water. Northwest African cheetahs make up the deficiency of water from the prey’s blood.
- They are most likely to hunt at night.
Algeria (Ahaggar highlands), Sahara Desert, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, Togo, Benin, Sahel
Addax, dama gazelle, hares, Dorcas gazelle, rhim gazelle