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Re: Cheetah speed [off topic]



On Fri, 30 Jun 2000, Gigi and Ralph wrote:
> Maybe I should apologize for starting this thread!
> 
> Lure coursing, involving pulleys, was used in this case, on the grassy center 
> of
> the Foothills College track field.  There was a zig here and a zag there.  It 
> was
> announced that the laser followed the nose; I can't personally dispute or 
> support
> the claim.  Scientifically speaking, those animals were fast!

It bothers a bit that a laser was aimed at a creature's head. What
about the possibility of it being shined into the eyes?