They might be faster than anything else on two legs, but can ostriches escape a coordinated attack by a coalition of the speediest animals on earth? In this case, the answer is no. A little slow to respond to the threat, this female ostrich just doesn't have what it takes to outrun the hungry cats.

The high-speed chase sequence is part of a collection of clips called "Attenborough's Story of Life", brought to you by everyone's favourite TV naturalist. 

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