Video: The Longest Runners in the World
Humans aren’t the fastest animals in the world.
There are cheetahs, horses, deer, bears…most animals are faster than humans in a sprint. But long distance is where humans humans take home the medal—the silver medal, we mean. Arctic dog breeds such as the Alaskan Malamute and Siberian Husky can actually run for longer than humans can. Why is this? It has to do with the way they use food to make energy, which this video does a great job of describing.