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- Cheetah's Agility is More Important Than Speed
We knew the cheetah was the world’s fastest land animal — but now we know it can run circles around the competition. Using a new, high-tech collar that provides an unprecedented amount of data, a team studying wild cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) in Botswana found the big cats’ hunting successes were based on maneuverability and behavior rather than simply speed. According to their study, published ...
June 12, 2013 - Discover