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Greyhound Vs Cheetah: Running In Slow-Motion

Greyhound Vs Cheetah: Running In Slow-Motion

The cheetah is the fastest land animal on Earth, but the greyhound would leave it in the dust in a long-distance race. Cheetahs run for short sprints to catch prey, and are better than greyhounds at increasing the frequency of their stride to reach high speeds. Both animals run in similar styles, however, employing what's called a double-suspension gallop. This gait means that there are two points per stride during which all four feet are off the ground.

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