1. Why aren't cheetahs considered competitors of lions?

  2. What prey do lions hunt?

  3. What prey do cheetahs hunt?

  4. Compare and contrast the hunting techniques of lions and the hunting techniques of cheetahs.

  • Cheetahs do not roar like lions and other big cats do, but they do purr.
  • In one stride, a cheetah can cover seven to eight meters (23 to 26 feet).
  • Lions are the only cats that live in groups, called prides.
  • Lions are the only cats that have a tuft of hair at the end of their tails.