Speed Kills

  • 2012
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A look at the fastest predators of the animal world.

Ultimate Precision at Top Speed
02:48 — With uniquely powerful eyesight and quick-moving rounded wings, the African goshawk has no trouble maneuvering through the jungle's branches in order (more…)
This Is Why You Can't Outrun a Cheetah
03:02 — With a flexible spine and feet like tire treads, the cheetah is built not only for speed - but for unrivaled acceleration. From: SPEED KILLS: Savanna (more…)
Ultimate Precision at Top Speed
02:48 — With uniquely powerful eyesight and quick-moving rounded wings, the African goshawk has no trouble maneuvering through the jungle's branches in order (more…)
How to Outrun a Cheetah
04:07 — The cheetah may be the fastest animal around, but its speed comes with a price; if it runs for too long and gets too hot, its heart and brain will coo (more…)
Dolphins' Killer Strategy
01:50 — Dolphins have a major advantage over other ocean predators - they're smart. They communicate with each other in order to coordinate, cooperate, and ki (more…)
The Fastest Punch in the World
02:52 — Mantis Shrimp have a knockout punch, delivering a killer blow as fast as a 22-caliber bullet. From: SPEED KILLS: Ocean http://bitly.com/1fUuu2v
You've Got to Fly Before You Can Eat
04:05 — When their parents abruptly stop feeding them, young gannets are forced to learn to fly - but with untrained wings and little wind, that's a tall orde (more…)
Slaughter in the Water
04:29 — It's a bloodbath - and a big meal for hungry crocodiles - when millions of migrating wildebeest attempt to cross the Mara River. From: SPEED KILLS: S (more…)
The Ferocious Tigerfish
02:49 — With giant teeth and a ferocious attitude, African tigerfish are dominant, terrifying predators; they've even been known to work together to take on l (more…)
Speed Kills Season 1
The fastest animals on Earth use speed to kill. Our high-speed cameras capture them in action.
Speed Kills Season 1
The fastest animals on Earth use speed to kill. Our high-speed cameras capture them in action.
Why Are These Dolphins Beaching Themselves?
02:35 — Just how far will humpback dolphins go to kill their prey? Apparently, very far. From: SPEED KILLS: Black Lagoon http://bitly.com/VF8nCy
A Cheetah Sprinting to the Kill
02:59 — The cheetah does a lot of high-speed sprinting to catch its prey in the arid, hot desert. Learn about its advance, cooling adaptations and see the ape (more…)
The Slimy, Deadly Velvet Worm
02:08 — Velvet worms are 400-year-old caterpillars that have an unusually gooey way of subduing their prey. From: SPEED KILLS: Dark Underworld http://bitly. (more…)
Bushbabies Are Cute. They're Also Ruthless.
02:17 — A bushbaby can jump more than 20 feet from one tree to another. Which is why this rat doesn't stand a chance against this primate. From: SPEED KILLS: (more…)
The Sidewinder Snake Slithers at 18 MPH
02:58 — Reaching speeds up to 18 MPH, the sidewinder slithers rapidly along the desert dunes. The way it buries itself in the sand is even scarier. From: SPE (more…)
You Don't Want to Step on a Stonefish
03:22 — Stonefish are aptly named - they look exactly like stone, allowing them to blend into their surroundings and surprise unwitting prey.
Sneak Peek
00:31 — After millions of years of evolution, the world's fastest predators only need a fraction of a second to kill.
Stay Away from Packs of Hungry Lionfish
02:01 — With giant pectoral fins and colorful stripes, the lionfish is an imposing underwater predator. What's even more intimidating is how it hunts. From: (more…)
Do These Fish Really Shoot Their Prey with Spit?
01:48 — Archerfish are the only fish in the world that shoot its prey with streams of water. See them in action here. From: SPEED KILLS: Black Lagoon http:/ (more…)

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  • Premiered: October 7, 2012
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A look at the fastest predators of the animal world. (more)

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