new insights on the fastest land mammal

While pronghorns may be the second fastest land mammal, cheetahs retain their title as the undisputed first. However, as this story attests, the old reason given for their great speed (flexible spine extending stride length) is just one facet of a far more interesting and complex explanation.

Story by Rebecca Morelle, BBC News Science Reporter


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