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Can a Human Outrun a Cheetah? #runradar

Can a Human Outrun a Cheetah? #runradar

Start (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) If you ask the average person which animal is the best runner on the planet, the most common answer would likely be the cheetah. Few would likely say humans. Cheetahs are blazing fast, no doubt, and in a sprint a cheetah would blow a human away. But what would happen in a long distance race? Much has been made of human distance running prowess in recent years. Scientists like Daniel Lieberman at Harvard have put forth the hypothesis that humans evolved to be exceptional endurance runners as a means to hunt prey prior to the advent of projectile weapons. The idea is that early humans used a technique called persistence hunting to kill animals and obtain meat for the tribe. Persistence hunting is a method by which the hunter chases a prey animal until it succumbs to heat-exhaustion and can be killed at close range with little risk to the hunt...

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