Cheetahs are the fastest runners on the planet. With the combined resources of National Geographic and the Cincinnati Zoo,they were able to document the speedy cats in a way that’s never been done before.

Armed with a Phantom camera filming at 1200 frames per second while zooming along side a sprinting cheetah, the team captured every nuance of the cat’s movement as it reached top speeds of 60+ miles per hour.

The amazing footage that follows is a compilation of multiple runs by five cheetahs during three days of filming.

Thanks to Todd Sexton for today’s fodder.