Predator - Prey war..Kangaroo rat vs Rattler

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Predator - Prey war..Kangaroo rat vs Rattler

#1  Postby Macdoc » Mar 29, 2019 1:08 pm

Kangaroo rat escapes rattlesnake attack with 'ninja-style' kicks in new research video
By Bridget Judd
Posted about 5 hours ago

With lightning-fast reflexes to rival Mr Miyagi, new vision has revealed just how the elusive kangaroo rat is able to pirouette out of peril in less than the blink of an eye.




more info here
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-29/ ... e/10954598

Damn can that thing jump :what:
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Re: Predator - Prey war..Kangaroo rat vs Rattler

#2  Postby tuco » Mar 29, 2019 1:26 pm

The kangaroo rats averaged a reaction time of 70 milliseconds, and in some cases, initiated jumps within just 38 milliseconds of a snake starting its strike.


I read humans cant do better than 120ms, as a side note. Kangaroo rat Counter Strike champion.

https://www.humanbenchmark.com/tests/reactiontime
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