National Geographic : 2012 Nov
REMOVE POSTER HERE Traveling at 100 feet per second, a young male cheetah is airborne at the Cincinnati Zoo. In a single stride the agile cat strikes one paw after another on the ground, lifts completely into the air, and covers nearly 25 feet. KEN GEIGER, NGM STAFF COPYRIGHT © NOVEMBER 2012 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY See cheetahs in action and learn the secrets of their speed on your tablet. THE BIG CATS INITIATIVE IS DEDICATED TO HALTING THE DECLINE OF BIG CATS. TO LEARN MORE, VISIT CAUSEANUPROAR.ORG.