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What's the difference: cheetah or leopard?
by Staff
Both are spotted and swifty, but leopards and cheetahs have some major differences. Can you tell these two fierce predators apart?

Who would win a race over a relatively short distance?

  • cheetah
  • leopard

Which of these animals is adorned with simple, solid black or brown spots?

  • cheetah
  • leopard

You see a spotted cat behind you and can't tell what it is. Suddenly you hear it roar, so it must be a…

  • cheetah
  • leopard

Which of these big cats has black tear lines on his face?

  • cheetah
  • leopard

Which of these animals has a characteristic "pacing" walk, where it moves both left legs together, then both right ones?

  • cheetah
  • leopard

If you see one of these cats stalking its prey by day, you are probably looking at a…

  • cheetah
  • leopard

Neither cheetahs nor leopards are born with spots.

  • true
  • false

Who's the bigger of these big cats on average?

  • cheetah
  • leopard

Which of these animals is strong enough to drag its prey up a tree?

  • cheetah
  • leopard

Both of these cats are threatened by development and loss of habitat.

  • true
  • false