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Submission + - Physicist calculates trajectory of tiger at SF zoo (arxivblog.com) 1

KentuckyFC writes: "Is it really possible for a 350 pound tiger to leap a 12.5 foot barrier from 33 feet away? A physicist at Northeastern University has done the math, a straightforward problem in ballistics, and the answer turns out to be yes (abstract on the physics arXiv). But I guess we already knew that following the death of Carlos Souza at the hands of Tatiana, a Siberian Tiger he had allegedly been taunting at San Francisco zoo at the end of last year."
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Physicist calculates trajectory of tiger at SF zoo

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The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance.