Running eight hours in the midday sun for your dinner

May 22, 2009

This clip shows San tribesmen in the Kalahari Desert killing a kudu using persistence hunting. Over the course of eight hours, through the hottest parts of the day, the San hunters forced the kudu to run until it collapsed from heat exhaustion.

See prior Bounce articles about persistence hunting and the endurance running capabilities of humans:

The Evolution of Running: Why Do You Run?

Do short toes make humans better runners?

Running Barefoot: Like humans have for thousands of years

More Barefoot Running: Modern technology and human biology



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