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What makes the cheetah the fastest animal on earth? Well their claws do not retract which allows them to dig into the ground, their torsos are flat-sided which allows for excellent aerodynamics, and their spines are more flexible than any other four-legged predator, allowing them to increase the length of their stride.

Did you know beavers build two separate kinds of structures? The dam stops or slows the water flow, the lodge is an igloo-shaped nest that the beaver builds out of lots of sticks and mud. The lodge has an under water entrance, and a pantry to store food for the winter. It has a living chamber, a bed room and a nursery where the beavers live and raise their young.

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