A band of pronghorn does look nervously toward a photographer on a mountain bike far out in the Pawnee National Grasslands on the plains of northeastern Colorado. Known to be the second fastest animal in the world (the cheetah is first), the pronghorn is the only surviving modern member of the mammal family (Antilocapridae) in North America. Evolved to outrun the now extinct American cheetah, the pronghorn has still retained its speed.
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