Tiger is a carnivorous mammal. It has a long body, short neck and sharp teeth. They have padded feet with sharp claws. It is found in dense forests. They are orange in color with black and white stripes.
Cheetah is the fastest animal on land. They are tan in color with the black spots all over their body. They have excellent eyesight which helps them to find its prey during the day.
|Definition (www.oxforddictionaries.com)||A very large solitary cat with a yellow-brown coat striped with black, native to the forests of Asia but becoming increasingly rare.||A large slender spotted cat found in Africa and parts of Asia. It is the fastest animal on land.|
|Synonyms||Jaguar, feline, puma, monster, tigress, wild beast,||Leopard, panther, antelope, horse, hare|
|Types||The types of tigers are:
||The types of cheetah are:
|Word origin||The word tiger was originated from Middle English: from Old French tigre, from Latin tigris, from Greek.||The word cheetah was originated from Late 18th century: from Hindi cītā, perhaps from Sanskrit citraka ‘leopard’.|
|Weight||Weight up to 306 kg||Weight up to 35 to 65 kg|
|Hunt||Tigers are solitary hunters – they hunt at night; they can see well in the dark.||They hunt at any time – Either on daytime or at night.|
|Build||Tigers have black stripes all over the body.||The short fur of the cheetah is tan with round black spots. They are single large spots resembling thumb prints.|
|Food||They only hunt large animals such as seer, buffalo, wild pigs, etc.||They are very fast and furious to catch their prey. They eat immediately after they kill any sized prey. Small antelope, young of large antelope, warthog, springhare, and game birds.|
|Primary differences||They are easily recognized by its coats of reddish-orange with dark stripes.||Its coat is tan with small, round, black spots, and the fur is coarse and short|
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