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The fastest reptiles – Top 10

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The fastest reptiles – Top 10

Reptiles – top speed

Below we present a summary of the fastest reptiles. They are not as fast as mammals and also much slower than the fastest dinosaurs, such as famous raptors from Jurassic Park.

The top speed of reptiles do not exceed 40 km/h (25 mph), and what is interesting, one of the fastest reptile is a… sea turtle 🙂

The fastest reptiles – Top 10
chart speed [km/h]

The fastest reptiles Top 10 [km/h]

The fastest reptiles Top 10 [km/h]


 

The fastest reptiles – Top 10

NoAnimalTop Speed [km/h]Top speed [mph]Where
1Perentie (Varanus giganteus)4025land
2Bearded dragon (Pogona)4025land
3Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)3522water
4Green iguana (Iguana iguana)3522land
5Lizard Six-lined Racerunner (Cnemidophorus sexlineatus)3220land
6Alligator2415land
7Snake black mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis)2314land
8Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis)2113land
9Freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus johnsoni)1710land
10Galápagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra)0.30.2land

 

 The fastest reptiles – Top 10
chart speed [mph]

The fastest reptiles Top 10 [mph]

The fastest reptiles Top 10 [mph]

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