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Science fact of the day: Cheetahs hunt during the day

Cheetahs are active mainly during the day, whereas other carnivores such as leopards and lions are active mainly at night;

These larger carnivores can kill cheetahs and steal their kills; hence, the diurnal tendency of cheetahs helps them avoid larger predators in areas where they are sympatric, such as the Okavango ...

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