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Video: Oh, a cheetah in (slow) motion

Dec 2nd 2012, 5:00 PM 7,926 10

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC AND the Cincinnati Zoo teamed up to make this video of a cheetah running in super-slow motion.

They used a camera filming at 1200 frames per second to capture what cheetahs look like while they’re running at speeds close to 60 miles per hour.

After a little bit you should skip to the five-minute mark when they film the cheetah from the front. It’s amazing. His head barely moves.

Beautiful (via Devour):

(Cheetahs on the Edge-Director’s Cut from Gregory Wilson on Vimeo.)

-Tony Manfred

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