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@guac · a year ago

How can Iditarod dogs run so fast for so long? Scientists probe superdogs (2015) https://www.adn.com/iditarod/article/how-can-iditarod-dogs-run-so-fast-so-long-scientists-studying-superdogs/2015/03/01/

from headline at https://www.adn.com/iditarod/article/how-can-iditarod-dogs-run-so-fast-so-long-scientists-studying-superdogs/2015/03/01/.

adn.com

published 3/1/2015

summary

Iditarod dogs are ultramarathoners, with the fastest among them running nearly 1,000 miles in a little more than a week, fueled by an amazing number of calories. Racing dogs may eat as many as 12,000 calories a day, the equivalent of about 22 Big Macs from McDonald’s.