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Biologist to lecture about world’s fastest animals

April 8, 2013

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Ever wonder what creatures are included among the fastest in the world?

A biologist from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst will soon give a public talk about it.

The lecture from Sheila Patek will be part of a series designed to bring conversations about science to an audience outside the university.

The event is being organized by UMass-Amherst graduate students and will be held on the evening of April 15th at Esselon Cafe in Hadley, Mass.

Patek is a professor at the school who has researched what creatures can strike the fastest.

Besides the mechanics of animal movement, her lab also explores animal sound production in the sea.

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