Humans have kept cheetahs in captivity for around 5 000 years and documented the cats sprinting faster than 60 mph. However we’re only now understanding the real athleticism of the world’s quickest sprinter in its natural environment.
The gentle giants we know as elephants are amazing to behold in real life. They tower above us with hairy, wrinkled skin, and their gentle lash-rimmed eyes take everything in. If you’ve ever been curious about elephants and what else they’re known for, then these are the facts to memorise