Transport: Aerial Antelope

Jesse Owens of the animal world is the cheetah, a species of Asiatic wildcat which can run 70 m.p.h. for distances up to 100 yards. For longer stretches the world's speed champion is the U. S. pronghorn antelope, which can maintain 60 m.p.h. for several miles, 35 m.p.h. almost indefinitely. Rancher Charles J. Belden of Pitchfork, Wyo. once chased a herd of antelope 27 miles in 45 minutes in his automobile. Nearly an eighth of the 40,000 pronghorn antelopes in the U. S. roam over Rancher Belden's 200.000 acres in the Meeteetsee Valley....

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