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Cheetahs 'lured' to test speed

Researchers at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire have been looking into why cheetahs are the fastest land animal, able to run from 0-60mph in three seconds. Professor Alan Wilson, who leads the Structure and Motion Laboratory at the Royal Veterinary College, explains the research.

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