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SuperNature - Wild Flyers

A Caracal’s Incredible Vertical Launch

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 21s

Caracals are adapted to catch birds in flight and capable of leaping up to 3m high. Enormous back legs maximize the caracal’s speed on take off and special muscle fibers deliver three times the power of a human athlete’s.

Aired: 06/29/16

Rating: TV-PG

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