25 Dec '11, 2am

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A stunning member of the cat family, the cheetah is well known for being the fastest mammal on earth, capable, over no more than a quarter of a mile, of reaching running speeds of 70 to 75 mph, and capable of reaching such speed within three seconds of a standing start, far quicker than any super car could manage. Unfortunately, unlike the mechanical beasts, such speed comes at great physical cost. Body temperature can rise to dangerous levels , which is why the cheetah has to rest after catching prey, sometimes for at least 30 minutes, if not longer.

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