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Cheetahs: Full Speed Running in HD Super Slow Mo

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 29, 2012 @ 8:00 am In Science,Weekend | Comments Disabled

This is the most insane thing I have watched this week: A National Geographic [1] film crew captured insane slow mo footage [2] of cheetahs running 60+ MPH using a Phantom high speed camera filming at 1200 frames per second.

The film is a companion piece to the National Geographic article “Cheetahs on the Edge.” [3]

 

60mph+ Cheetah Run

Cheetahs on the Edge–Director’s Cut [2] from Gregory Wilson [4] on Vimeo [5].

 
Making of the Video

Cheetah Project National Geographic Magazine [6] from Gregory Wilson [4] on Vimeo [5].

 

See more at Cheetahs on the Edge: Directors Cut [2]
For more on the conservation of cheetahs and other big cats, check out the National Geographic Big Cats Initiative [7].

 

Hat tip Laughing Squid [8]


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URLs in this post:

[1] National Geographic: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

[2] slow mo footage: http://vimeo.com/53914149

[3] “Cheetahs on the Edge.”: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/11/cheetahs/smith-text?source=CAU102512

[4] Gregory Wilson: http://vimeo.com/user3483021

[5] Vimeo: http://vimeo.com

[6] Cheetah Project National Geographic Magazine: http://vimeo.com/53129783

[7] National Geographic Big Cats Initiative: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/big-cats/

[8] Laughing Squid: http://laughingsquid.com/cheetahs-running-in-super-slow-motion/

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