Predator-prey relationships in the African savannah

Unlike other cats, a cheetah’s claws are not fully retractable to enable it to grip on the ground when in a hunting sprint.

African savannah facts

  • Complex predator-prey relationships maintain the delicate balance of the ever-changing African savannah ecosystem.
  • The rolling grasslands of the African savannah are subject to a year-round warm climate that fluctuates between wet and dry seasons.
  • The African savannah is home to the greatest diversity of hoofed mammals in the world.