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The fastest animals in the world – Top 10

The fastest animals – the table containing links to articles characterizing animals

 

NoAnimalTop Speed [km/h]Top speed [mph]
1Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)389242
2Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)320199
3Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)209130
4Common Swift (Apus apus)171106
5Horse fly14090
6Black marlin (Istiompax indica)13081
7Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)12075
8Moth Dark sword-grass (Agrotis ipsilon)11069
9Indo-Pacific sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus)11068
10Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis)10062
11Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)9760
12Free-tailed bat9760
13Wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri)9760
14Thomson’s gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii)9459
15Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana)8955
16Quarter Horse8855
17Serval (Leptailurus serval)8050
18Wildebeest (Connochaetes)8050
19Saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica)8050
20Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)8050
21Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares)8050
22Striped marlin (Kajikia audax)8050
23Caracal (Caracal caracal)8050
24Cougar (Puma concolor)8050
25Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)8050
26Hare8050
27Maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus)7647
28Virginia deer (Odocoileus virginianus)7547
29Dog Greyhound7446
30Common Ostrich (Struthio camelus)7245
31Black-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus californicus)7245
32Elk, Wapiti (Cervus canadensis)7245
33Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)7245
34African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)7144
35Kangaroo (Macropus)7044
36Gray wolf (Canis lupus)7044
37Flying fish7044
38Onager (Equus hemionus)6943
39Coyote (C. latrans)6943
40Blue shark (Prionace glauca)6943
41Gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)6842
42Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)6540
43Jaguar (Panthera onca)6540
44Common dolphin6540
45Zebra (Equus)6540
46Camel (Camelus)6540
47Bonefish (Albula vulpes)6440
48Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa)6440
49Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx)6440
50Mongolian wild ass (Equus hemionus hemionus)6440
51Donkey/ass (Equus africanus asinus)6440
52Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)6138
53Hyena6037
54Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)6037
55Greater rhea (Rhea americana)6037
56Darwin’s rhea (Rhea pennata)6037
57Lion (Panthera leo)6037
58Amur leopard6037
59Leopard (Panthera pardus)5836
60Jackal5735
61Common rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)5735
62Okapi (Okapia johnstoni)5635
63Snow leopard (Uncia uncia)5635
64Dog Whippet5635
65American bison (Bison bison)5635
66Wild boar (Sus scrofa)5635
67Killer whale/orca (Orcinus orca)5635
68Dall’s porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli)5534
69Moose (Alces alces)5534
70Bobcat (Lynx rufus)5534
71Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis)5534
72Red fox (Vulpes vulpes)5031
73Cassowary (Casuarius)5031
74Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)4830
75Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos)4830
76Common warthog (Phacochoerus africanus)4830
77Domestic cat (Felis catus)4830
78White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum)4830
79Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)4830
80Tapir4830
81Blue whale4830
82Llama (Lama glama)4528
83Human44.7227.79
84Barracuda4327
85African elephant (Loxodonta africana)4025
86Perentie (Varanus giganteus)4025
87Bearded dragon (Pogona)4025
88Chimpanzee4025
89Gorilla4025
90California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus)4025
91Dragonfly3924
92Leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx)3924
93Red panda (Ailurus fulgens)3824
94Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)3522
95Green iguana (Iguana iguana)3522
96Brown Bear (Ursus arctos)3522
97Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua)3522
98Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus)3522
99Chipmunk3321
100Lizard Six-lined Racerunner (Cnemidophorus sexlineatus)3220
101Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus)3220
102Gray Squirrel (Sciurius carolinensis)3220
103Mongoose3220
104Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)3019
105Polar bear (Ursus maritimus)3019
106Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)3019
107Honey badger (Mellivora capensis)3019
108Squirrel2516
109Mule2415
110Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus)2415
111Raccoon (Procyon lotor)2415
112Alligator2415
113Snake black mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis)2314
114Beluga, white whale (Delphinapterus leucas)2214
115Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis)2113
116Lemur katta (Lemur catta)1912
117Elephant Seal1912
118Pig (domestic)1811
119Domestic goat (Capra aegagrus hircus)1710
120Frog1710
121Freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus johnsoni)1710
122Chicken149
123House mouse138
124Rat138
125Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus)106
126Sea otter (Enhydra lutris)95
127Housefly74
128Mosquito21.2
129Sloth1.91.2
130Galápagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra)0.30.2
131Garden snail (Cornu aspersum)0.050.03
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Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus).
Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

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    1. Right, our mistake. We have corrected the table, the graph we’ll correct soon. Thank you!

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