Cat Lands On Its Feet in Slow Motion (Video)

Photo via destinws2 on YouTube

We all know that cats have the awesome superpower to land on all fours whenever they fall — at least most of the time. It seems like it’s some sort of magic trick, but when you intentionally drop a cat in front of a high speed camera, you can definitely see how it happens when played back in slow-motion.

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That’s what Destin of Smarter Every Day does — over and over — in this fun and educational science video installment on YouTube, brought to our attention by Kottke:

No cats were harmed during the making of this video, so they say. They have nine lives anyway, right?

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