Running at speed puts the cheetah’s body under strain. A human who can run at 6 miles per hour can do so for 10 minutes or more with a 2 minute rest. section. You can't outrun a Cheetah nor can you outlive a Banyan tree. We love that you're WONDERing about the lightening speed abilities of certain animals! Have a happy wondering day Wonderopolis. Have a great day. The short answer is yes. Hi Wonderopolis I'm having so much fun on Wonderopolis. Cheetahs are SUPER cool animals! Standards: Graham Can a human outrun a crocodile? Check out this Wonder to you learn more about an animal that is black, white and certainly smelly! I thought that tigers are the largest cat in the cat family. :-), Hello there, "Wonder!" Check these out: Unlike most other big cats, cheetahs can purr but cannot roar. In the past, Cheetahs were found across the world. i wish there were more cat or big cat or any cat wonders! You made me WONDER what cheetahs eat. Well, nearly any animal that is. Those coats can be sold for a very good sum of money on the black market. It sounds like you love running, sweetcookie101! The rest of us are a whole lot slower. We never thought about the fact that the fastest human has the last name, "Bolt." “Most crocodiles can achieve 12–14kph for short periods,” says crocodile specialist Adam Britton, “which is slower than a fit human can run. I bet I'm faster than a cheetah aka fast kid in school. I love them! Be the first to know! Limited genetic diversity. Happy WONDERing! As fast as cheetahs are, it is difficult for these big cats to outrun the threats their species faces. THEY ARE MY FAVORITE ANIMALS!!!!!!!!!!!!! Over a long-distance, humans can outrun cheetahs. We think you are a SUPER Wonder Friend for visiting today's Wonder of the Day® and learning about cheetahs with us! Jack wanted to say that he loved watching and learning about the Cheetah! The cheetah can outrun even the fastest animals, such as gazelles and hares. Humans are slow runners compared to cheetahs. This feature gives cheetahs extra grip when chasing prey. :-), You're absolutely right, Caelah! Agreed. We're glad you enjoyed this Wonder of the Day! Only he had a head start so not quite fair :) By: Peter Larson. Over the course of an hour, the cheetah will go very short distances. I liked the video but have the Cheetah and a human ever raced? The cheetah is skilled at running down fast prey and can reach a top speed of 113kph (70mph). WOW HOW LOVELY IT IS TO MAKE A VIEW ON CHEETAH HUNTS. I love so many cheetahs and Jared's also Dori's. Can They Interact Safely With Humans? Over short distances, we can’t outrun many animals. The list of animals that can outsprint us is embarrassing. Hi Wonderopolis! Thank you for leaving us a comment to let us know that! Sounds like it's time for a WONDER JOURNEY! I am really fast too and I got a first place time in track for the 100 meter dash with a time of 9.55 and i have never got that fast. Updated on: 12 Dec 2019 by Mahak Jalan. Usain Bolt’s speed translated to about 28 mph, which is far below the speed of a cheetah. The great Olympian can reach a top speed of 27 mph, which is faster than a lot of animals. Distribution Of Cheetahs. We can not out run a cheetah Hi, :) :), Thank you for taking the time to visit Wonderopolis and learning about cheetahs today, Caitlin. Scientists estimate that cheetahs can reach speeds between 70-75 miles per hour. If you want to improve your speed, set some goals for yourself. But how would those runners finish in a race against the fastest land animal on Earth? We WONDER if the human would be able to keep up at all with the cheetah, or if the cheetah would blow past the human in no time! Article from wonderopolis.org. Do you have any pets? :), That's a great question, Gracie! The video shows the cheetah in his natural habitat! Of course, they can’t sustain that high speed over long distances. :), Thanks for sharing what you learned, Adsur! You have answered 0 of 3 questions correctly and your score is: Subscribe to Wonderopolis and receive Other features that make cheetahs achieve incredible speeds include flattened ribs cages, small head, and lean legs that minimizes air resistance. Ain’t gonna do much to counter a vengeful cheetah one hundred yards away though. P.S. This is Grace and I have a question, who found rice first, Mexicans, Chinese or Japanese? . TWODR! XOXOXOXOXO, Can a human outrun a lion? We think it is funny that his name is BOLT. Few would likely say humans. That's a super cool coincidence! :), Welcome, diamanee! We hope you'll do some more research of your own with the help of the Internet and library! not unless the human can run over 100 miles an hour....does that mean a human can catch a cheetah (they have been clocked at 70 miles an hour for … :-), We think it's GREAT that today's Wonder is one of your favorites, Ally! Cheetahs are blazing fast, no doubt, and in a sprint a cheetah would blow a human away. :-), That's a REALLY awesome question, Tash! Crazy fast! That's very interesting! I love your video about Can a Human Out Run a Cheetah? Regardless of your speed and finesse, no human can dodge a bullet at close range. They are surprisingly speedy. Today’s Wonder of the Day was inspired by Hayden from AL. If you keep it up, perhaps you'll compete in running competitions when you're older! Extend the race to a regulation 26.2-mile course in the Serengeti heat with world-class athletes, and humans would outrun every animal but one. Thanks for letting us know! :-), We bet it would be hard to beat Snowy and Ramona on many levels, Carlos! :), Hi there, Ashleigh, what a great question! As they’re running, cheetahs use their tails to help maintain their balance and steer when sharp turns are necessary! :-), You are one AMAZING Wonder guesser, Rahul! This is very interesting information, Jay! :-), We like that guess, Ahmed! By, I think it's very interesting that cheetahs can run up to 67 miles per hour in 3 seconds. Currently, the world’s fastest human being is Jamaican Usain Bolt. The cheetah, of course! We love it when our Wonders make our Wonder Friends think of more Wonders. Hi, I'm 4 years and I love cheetahs. That is an awesome goal, Elizabeth! Over what distance? Cheetahs are the fastest land animal. Don’t miss our special deals, gifts and promotions. Cheetahs are extremely fast! Humans, I mean actual humans in their natural environment, can outrun a horse over long distances. Hayden Wonders, “How fast does a cheetah run” Thanks for WONDERing with us, Hayden! From, However, just walking together for the fun of it is good exercise, too. Most animals can outrun humans in a sprint. I just love learning about it, especially since I'm on my school's track team and I do cheer and gymnastics! I think tomorrow's wonder of the day is about the Titanic or just ships. :), We're not sure, Danny, but it certainly seems possible sometime in history! This is because cheetahs, unlike true “big cats” like … Whats the second fastest land animal? We can't wait to hear about what you learn! You can find cheetahs throughout most of Africa and parts of the Middle East. It was awesome please put more and more cheetah videos, please. We had an AMAZING time making and flying our own planes. The CHEETAH robot will reportedly have four legs, a flexible spine, an articulated head/neck, and perhaps a tail. 70 mph, But Can’t Outrun Extinction. How Often Do Incidents With Cheetahs Occur? Scientists have identified several features that help the animal achieve such amazing speeds. Help spread the wonder of families learning together. Do you guys love animals too? We hope you had a GREAT Wednesday! When it is my turn to pick a wonder category I am going to pick, Make Believe. Running at speed puts the cheetah’s body under strain. :). :), It's incredible to imagine a cheetah running that fast, isn't it Zoe? I think tomorrows is a ship wreck. We had SO MUCH FUN watching the cheetahs in the video run..we wish we could run that fast! We don't know what that means, Rainbow Unicorn, but we will take it as a compliment! We think you'll enjoy Wonder of the Day #1308 What Determines the Color of Your Eyes? We think it's great that you're thinking about different ways to test the Wonder! Also, we did our paper airplane challenge yesterday and Austin was our champion. #766-- When Will Pigs Fly? Not even usain bolt can! They're really cool! r/videos: The best place for video content of all kinds. http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/cheetah/, http://willtoperform.blogspot.com/2009/11/usain-bolt-vs-cheetah.html, (plural) one of the two openings of the nose, (plural) move suddenly, energetically, or violently. Elite human runners, however, can sustain speeds up to 6.5 meters per second. A cheetah’s explosive speed can take it from 0 to over 62 miles per hour in just three seconds. Think you're faster than a cheetah? They sound like a pair of AWESOME Wonder dogs! Cheetahs also have large nostrils. Your WONDER about which is the fastest animal in the sky would make an AWESOME future Wonder of the Day®! Their historical range was in areas such as the coastal areas of Aral and Caspian seas, Arabian and Mediterranean peninsula, Central India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. In one single stride, the Cheetah can cover up to 25 feet. It was a good video and really funny. :-). We appreciate that you are sharing and WONDERing today! I wonder is there a wonder on Tiger because they are so purrrrty !!!!!!!!!!!! The fastest humans can hit almost 25 mph - but that is a sprint, and like the cheetah no human could keep that up for very long. It's GREAT when we're learning and having fun at the same time! Humans can’t outrun Cheetahs over a short distance, but they can outrun them over a long distance. It is common knowledge that the cheetah is the fastest land animal on Earth. We didn't know that the fastest person on earth can go 23 miles per hour. Wow! Way to go! Hi wonderopolis can a cheetah outrun a human? #807 How Big Do Cats Get? Wonder #599-- Why Do Skunks Stink? By. The world’s biggest bird is … The part I found the most interesting was that cheetahs can run more than 70 miles per hour. Your Wonder Friend, https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/do-animals-play-hide-and-seek/, and even more about cheetahs with the help of our friends at National Geographic: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/cheetah/ :), We love your enthusiasm, Wonder Friend Basil! Today, there are approximately 10,000 cheetahs left in the wild. Dear Wonderopolis, We Wonder where your pet cheetah lives?? We've got a Wonder all about that exact question-- check it out (you're already in the right spot)! Now they are less than 7,000. Comments on: Can a Human Outrun a Cheetah? I like, Who's at the top of the food chain? if a human race an cheetah will the cheetah eat the human because a cheetah eats meat and we are meat. Isn't it great we can all have different opinions?!? Even with some conservation efforts in place there is a low number of Cheetahs that remain in the wild today. Cheetahs have a skill that no other big cat has, find out what that is in our Animal A-Z section. They have super strong muscles and traction claws which can throw them upto 80 kms an hour in short bursts compared to about 25- 35 kmph for an avg. We are WONDERing if tomorrow's wonder will be about black box, flare guns, emergency kits or SOS? Check out the "A quick meal" section: http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-cheetah.html. I wish we could out run them. Have a WONDERful day! Can you please change the video? Or maybe about a famous shipwreck? would be a great Wonder for you to check out! Cheetahs tails can make them run faster and turn quickly by acting like the rudder of a ship. We think cheetahs are super fast, super incredible, super cool and super WONDERful! Thanks so much for sharing your comment with us today...it ROCKS! :-), Hey there, Wonder Friend Graham! Here's the full explanation of this animal's incredible speed. I got first place at a track meet at 9.56 seconds for the 100-meter dash. Have you actually tried to outrun a cheatah? 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