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Re: T. rex vs Edmontosaurus speed




On Thu, 13 Dec 2007, jrc wrote:
True. And for distances over a hundred miles, most horses can't outrun a human (with the provision that the human isn't a couch potatio).

Well, there's this:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/1804668.stm
Wednesday, 6 February, 2002, 14:03 GMT
Man triumphs in race against horse

A long-distance runner has beaten a leading endurance racehorse over a distance of 80 kilometres in the United Arab Emirates.

Forty-two-year-old Tom Johnson from the United States won by about 10 seconds despite his four-legged opponent, Al Barraq, galloping the final 16 km of the course flat out.
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