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Cheetah Breaks Record: 38% Faster than Usain Bolt

Posted August 06, 2012 7:27 AM by SavvyExacta

A cheetah named Sarah has broken sprinter Usain Bolt's record of 9.58 seconds for 100 meters. Sarah was clocked racing 100 meters in 5.96 seconds at the Cincinnati Zoo. That's 61 mph!

Observers said the cat looked like a "polka-dotted missile."

Read the whole article and watch the video on National Geographic.

Photo courtesy of National Geographic.

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08/06/2012 12:42 PM

Who would think that monkey could run that fast....

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08/06/2012 1:17 PM

You bean smokin' da ganga mon...

Our team of experts says this is not probable....

I once knew a guy could outrun a dog on just his hands....

I'll bet he can't outrun this...

This calls for an investigation....

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08/06/2012 10:49 PM

Did they check for doping?!

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