Cheetahs at the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Photo taken by Paul Souders. A cheetah raises its paw to swat at the camera while resting on top of a safari truck at the Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya, Africa
Cheetahs are carnivourous animals that prey on gazelles, impala, hares, and even larger animals such as zebra and wildebeests. Cheetahs are diurnal hunters, as they hunt during the day and rest at night.