This True Books: Animals series introduces readers in grades three through five to fascinating animals. Students learn about the lifecycles, homes, feeding and mating habits, special abilities, and everyday activities of creatures found around the world. Cheetahs are the world's fastest land animals, capable of speeds up to 70 miles per hour. Cheetahs live on the savannahs of South and East Africa. The book covers the cheetah's physical characteristics, habitat, and behaviors. It also discusses how these animals are threatened by predators, human beings, and habitat loss.Squire, Ann O. is the author of 'Cheetahs' with ISBN 9780516279329 and ISBN 0516279327.