Fight Science: Fight Like An Animal

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC – Monday 29 March, 9.30pm

Some of the oldest fighting styles in martial arts are based on the animal kingdom’s most effective fighters. The movements of the snake, the crane, the praying mantis, the monkey and the tiger have inspired kung fu masters for hundreds of years – but how do humans really stack up to their animal counterparts? Experts bring a menagerie of nature’s best athletes into the lab to determine if a martial arts master can really fight like an animal.

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