Speed Kills on Smithsonian Channel

Speed KillsHave you seen Speed Kills on the Smithsonian Channel? It’s a high-speed adventure program following the animal kingdom’s fastest predators in lagoons, deserts and forests. They use high-speed cameras to break down the exact method of attack that a predator uses to kill its prey:

They can accelerate faster than a Ferrari, strike with 10 times the g-force of a space shuttle, and outmaneuver a fighter jet. These are the fastest animals on Earth, and they use their speed to lethal effect in some of the planet’s most combative environments. Take a journey across deserts, dense jungles, and murky lagoons, and see how predators and prey run, swim, and fly for their lives. We capture every movement in high-definition, at 1,000 frames-per-second, so you won’t miss one graphic detail of this fast-paced and often violent world.

Check out this teaser for the program for some awesome highlights :

They have a bunch of videos on YouTube, and honestly we could watch these all day, they’re that good…

A Caracal Slaps Down a Bird in Flight

Mongoose vs. Cobra

Serval vs. Guinea Fowl

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.
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