Slender body; yellow coat with round, black spots; black lines that run from the eyes down to the mouth. The cheetah is the fastest land animal, reaching up to 100 km/h.
Unlike other felines, cheetahs hunt by chasing after their prey, not by ambush.
Feeds mainly on mammals such as gazelles and hares.
Rare or extinct in Jordan. Last seen and shot in the Ma’in region in 1962.