Cheetah chases gazelle in incredible viral video. WatchPage Visited: 102
A video of a cheetah chasing a gazelle in full speed has intrigued the internet and is swiftly going viral on Twitter. The six-second clip was shared on Twitter by Susanta Nanda of the Indian Forest Service on May 23 and has garnered over 15,000 views so far.
The clip shows the cheetah running after the gazelle and while doing so, the big cat balances its speed with the help of its tail. The gazelle, as well, tries its level best to escape from the cheetah but the outcome is unknown since the clip doesn’t feature the end of the story.
“Just watch how the fastest of the big cats, cheetah, uses its long tail to balance,” Susanta Nanda said in the caption of the post.
Watch the video here:
Just watch how the fastest of the big cats Cheetah, uses its long tail to balance….
Simple woh pic.twitter.com/8eM1EPrcca
— Susanta Nanda IFS (@susantananda3) May 23, 2020
Susanta Nanda’s video collected almost 2,000 likes ever since being made available online while netizens expressed their thoughts in the comments section.
“Poetry in motion! Superb grace and rhythm,” a comment read. Another user also shared some information, “Cheetah is the fastest animal on land, but its favorite prey Thompson’s Gazelle is the fastest animal ‘on turns’. The classic predator-prey rivalry.”
See the comments here:
Poetry in motion ! Superb grace and rhythm !!
— BULBUL CHATTERJEE (@BULBULCHATTERJ3) May 23, 2020
Power-packed running machines
Prey vs Predator !!!
— DEEP_Nath1 (@Nath1Deep) May 23, 2020
Goosebumps….but what happened next ???? Eager to know
— Manishika Chaudhary (@BusyBee31256075) May 23, 2020
Yessir! Cheetah is the fastest animal on land, but it’s favorite prey Thompson’s Gazelle is the fastest animal ‘on turns’. The classic predator-prey rivalry
— Sarthak Parashar (@kahtras1889) May 23, 2020
Tail works as accelerator,puts the body on 10th gear and also provides balance.If he was without tail then this speed was impossible.
— Advaita (@advaitaglance) May 23, 2020
— Shaikh Shabnam (@Shaikhsabnam317) May 23, 2020
the agility of its path change according to prey at such fast moving speed is brilliant!
— Krishna N (@KrishnaNall) May 23, 2020
Cheetahs are capable of running at a speed of 80 to 128km/hour. It has thin legs and a long tail to help it achieve the speed.