The fastest land mammal, can reach 100 km/h is exhausted after a few hundred meters. Unlike other cats, its claws do not retract. A weak killer and it often has to choke larger victims. Eats antelopes, warthog birds, rodents, and hares. Length 236 cm., shoulder height 80 cm., mass 50 kg., lifespan 16 years, has 2-4 young.