Preview – Big Cats

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Picture Shows: Cheetah Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus), Namibia. Cheetahs are not just the fastest cats… they’re the fastest animals on land! But the latest research is revealing that it’s their extraordinary manoeuvrability that really gives them the killer edge. Image Credit: BBC/NHU.

The final episode of the series looks into the most recent discoveries concerning our feline friends.

This includes that lions are the cleverest of cats as well as the strongest; that cheetahs are hugely agile as well as fast; and the first ever filmed footage of the bay cat of Borneo. There is also the disturbing fact about how America has more tigers in private hands that there tigers in the wild worldwide.

Big Cats is on BBC One at 20.00.