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How Fast is a Cheetah? (Infographic)

How Fast is a Cheetah? (Infographic)

Just how fast is the fastest animal on land? Graphic designer Jacob O’Neal took a closer look at “nature’s speed machine,” exploring everything that makes these aerodynamic creatures so speedy.

Infographic by Jacob O’Neal (click here to see larger version)

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10:28AM PST on Nov 10, 2012

Amazing!

7:20AM PST on Nov 7, 2012

Amazing animal!

12:24PM PST on Nov 5, 2012

thanks

10:03AM PDT on Oct 26, 2012

awesome. thanks

1:24PM PDT on Oct 19, 2012

interesting article :) thanks for sharing

3:49PM PDT on Oct 18, 2012

Beautiful photo.

11:05PM PDT on Oct 15, 2012

I love Cheetahs with the dark tear stain down their face and that long body built for speed.

4:33PM PDT on Oct 13, 2012

Absolutely amazing creatures!!!!Thanks for the interesting info!!

9:44PM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

Sometimes I wonder,why I waste my time reading this stuf. As usual it is full of incorrect info.
First ,A Cheetah is only 2.5 ft tall!? It would make it about 75 cm,the size of a big Greyhound.
They are taller than that. I had the opportunity to stand next to a fully grown Cheetah, it's about 1meter tall = 3.5 ft. And the speed is inacurate as well 64MPH= 102km/h Max speed for hunting cheetah, or Gepard was clocked at cca 75-80 km/h= 55mph reached in the first 3-4 strides.

4:17PM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

They are definitely built for speed and beautiful as well.

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