Yeats has been our off-site ambassador cheetah for a couple of years and has been instrumental in teaching many children all about our endangered animals and conservation. We have recently retired him, so now he gets to laze around all day just doing what cats do best.
COMMON NAME: Cheetah
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acinonyx jubatus
GROUP NAME: Coalition
AVERAGE LIFE SPAN IN THE WILD: Up to 12 years
SIZE: 70-90 cm (28-36 in) high at shoulder
WEIGHT: 35-65 kg (77-144 lbs)