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The fastest mammals – Top 10

The speed of animals – mammals Top 10

Everyone probably knows that the fastest mammal is the cheetah. Which mammal takes pride of the second place? That you probably don’t know 🙂 In the table below we present nearly 100 of the world’s fastest mammals. You will find there running, swimming and… flying mammals.

A table containing list of over 130 of the world’s fastest animals (mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, insects, etc.) can be found in the article: The fastest animals Top 10.

A separate statement was dedicated the fastest birds in the world: The fastest birds Top 10.

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

The fastest mammals TOP 10 [km/h]


 

The fastest mammals – Top 100

NoAnimalTop Speed [km/h]Top speed [mph]Where
1Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)                 120                 75land
2Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis)                 100                 62land
3Free-tailed bat                  97                 60air
4Thomson’s gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii)                  94                 59land
5Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana)                  89                 55land
6Quarter Horse                  88                 55land
7Serval (Leptailurus serval)                  80                 50land
8Wildebeest (Connochaetes)                  80                 50land
9Saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica)                  80                 50land
10Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)                  80                 50land
11Caracal (Caracal caracal)                  80                 50land
12Cougar (Puma concolor)                  80                 50land
13Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)                  80                 50land
14Hare                  80                 50land
15Maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus)                  76                 47land
16Virginia deer (Odocoileus virginianus)                  75                 47land
17Dog Greyhound                  74                 46land
18Black-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus californicus)                  72                 45land
19Elk, Wapiti (Cervus canadensis)                  72                 45land
20African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)                  71                 44land
21Kangaroo (Macropus)                  70                 44land
22Gray wolf (Canis lupus)                  70                 44land
23Onager (Equus hemionus)                  69                 43land
24Coyote (C. latrans)                  69                 43land
25Gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)                  68                 42land
26Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)                  65                 40land
27Jaguar (Panthera onca)                  65                 40land
28Common dolphin                  65                 40water
29Zebra (Equus)                  65                 40land
30Camel (Camelus)                  65                 40land
31Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa)                  64                 40land
32Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx)                  64                 40land
33Mongolian wild ass (Equus hemionus hemionus)                  64                 40land
34Donkey/ass (Equus africanus asinus)                  64                 40land
35Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)                  61                 38land
36Hyena                  60                 37land
37Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)                  60                 37land
38Lion (Panthera leo)                  60                 37land
39Amur leopard                  60                 37land
40Leopard (Panthera pardus)                  58                 36land
41Jackal                  57                 35land
42Common rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)                  57                 35land
43Okapi (Okapia johnstoni)                  56                 35land
44Snow leopard (Uncia uncia)                  56                 35land
45Dog Whippet                  56                 35land
46American bison (Bison bison)                  56                 35land
47Wild boar (Sus scrofa)                  56                 35land
48Killer whale/orca (Orcinus orca)                  56                 35water
49Dall’s porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli)                  55                 34water
50Moose (Alces alces)                  55                 34land
51Bobcat (Lynx rufus)                  55                 34land
52Red fox (Vulpes vulpes)                  50                 31land
53Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos)                  48                 30land
54Common warthog (Phacochoerus africanus)                  48                 30land
55Domestic cat (Felis catus)                  48                 30land
56White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum)                  48                 30land
57Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)                  48                 30land
58Tapir                  48                 30land
59Blue whale                  48                 30water
60Llama (Lama glama)                  45                 28land
61Human              44.72            27.79land
62African elephant (Loxodonta africana)                  40                 25land
63Chimpanzee                  40                 25land
64Gorilla                  40                 25land
65California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus)                  40                 25water
66Leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx)                  39                 24water
67Red panda (Ailurus fulgens)                  38                 24land
68Brown Bear (Ursus arctos)                  35                 22land
69Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus)                  35                 22water
70Chipmunk                  33                 21land
71Gray Squirrel (Sciurius carolinensis)                  32                 20land
72Mongoose                  32                 20land
73Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)                  30                 19water
74Polar bear (Ursus maritimus)                  30                 19land
75Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)                  30                 19land
76Honey badger (Mellivora capensis)                  30                 19land
77Squirrel                  25                 16land
78Mule                  24                 15land
79Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus)                  24                 15land
80Raccoon (Procyon lotor)                  24                 15land
81Beluga, white whale (Delphinapterus leucas)                  22                 14water
82Lemur katta (Lemur catta)                  19                 12land
83Elephant Seal                  19                 12water
84Pig (domestic)                  18                 11land
85Domestic goat (Capra aegagrus hircus)                  17                 10land
86Chicken                  14                   9land
87House mouse                  13                   8land
88Rat                  13                   8land
89Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus)                  10                   6land
90Sea otter (Enhydra lutris)                    9                   5water
91Sloth                 1.9                1.2land

 


 

The fastest mammals – Top 10
chart speed [mph]

The fastest mammals TOP 10 [mph]
The fastest mammals TOP 10 [mph]

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