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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 reptiles 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)40 km/h25 mphland
2Bearded dragon (Pogona)40 km/h25 mphland
3Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)35 km/h22 mphwater
4Green iguana (Iguana iguana)35 km/h22 mphland
5Lizard Six-lined Racerunner (Cnemidophorus sexlineatus)32 km/h20 mphland
6Alligator24 km/h15 mphland
7Snake black mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis)23 km/h14 mphland
8Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis)21 km/h13 mphland
9Freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus johnsoni)17 km/h10 mphland
10Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra)0.3 km/h0.2 mphland

 


 

 The fastest reptiles – Top 10
chart speed [mph]

The fastest reptiles Top 10 [mph]
The fastest reptiles Top 10 [mph]

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