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C is for Cheetah

Cheetahs are the fastest land animal, reaching speeds of up to 70 mph. They have extra large lungs and passages to allow the consumption of oxygen needed for such huge bursts of speed – massive muscles in their back legs to power them, and the muscles themselves use glycogen which breaks down more quickly than …

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