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Yes, they are. Because they run so fast and have to cool down fast too, they have really wide nasal passageways, leaving little room for the big roots that big canines that lions and other animals have, leaving the cheetah at a disadvantage. This is why the cheetah hunts in the middle of the day, in a hope to avoid lions and larger predators. So many of them are killed by lions, hyenas and humans.