Cheetah's acceleration, not speed,key to their success
Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-06-cheetah-power-key-success.html#jCp
latest issue of Nature, highlighted that the hunting success of the cheetahs is attributed to acceleration and ability to change direction very rapidly.
power to rapidly accelerate—not just speed alone—is the key to the cheetah's hunting success, said study lead author, Alan Wilson. He's professor of locomotive biomechanics at the Royal Veterinary College at the University of London.
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