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The Cheetah Inner Ear is Built to Handle Speed

by Meredith Hanel, guest writer When we think of cheetah adaptations, we think of a body built for speed: slim body, long legs and a flexible spine that allows them to extend their stride. With cheetahs reaching speeds as fast as 110 km/hr, speed could be a liability if it wasn’t for special adaptations that

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By Jameson Bowman, Guest writer The cheetah is one of Africa’s iconic animals and many of us have grown up knowing one single fact about it – it is the worlds fastest land mammal – but have you ever wondered what exactly makes it so? Speed Cheetahs have evolved for speed rather than power and