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Top 10 Fastest Animals In The World

Within this article, we are going to discuss the world’s fastest animals on the planet. In kingdom Animalia, the Peregrine Falcon are stated as the fastest animals on the planet, but this article is based on the animals which belong to class Mamma...

10. Onager

The onager, also known as hemione or Asiatic wild ass, is a species of the family Equidae native to Asia. The onager is one of the larger species of Asiatic wild ass. It is the swiftest of all the equids and has been recorded running at speeds of ...

9. Horse

The horse is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus. It is an odd-toed ungulate mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae. Quarter horses that are bred specifically for running short distances can reach speeds of 50 mph, whereas thorou...

8. Kangaroo

Kangaroos are the only large animals to use hopping as a means of locomotion. The comfortable hopping speed for Red Kangaroo is about 20–25 km/h (13–16 mph), but speeds of up to 70 km/h (44 mph) can be attained, over short distances, while it can ...

7. African Wild Dog

An African Wild Dog is capable of reaching speeds of 35mph which in kilometers is 55km/h. The African wild dog is also known as Lycaon pictus.

6. Brown Hare

The European hare, also known as the brown hare, is a species of hare native to Europe and parts of Asia. It is among the largest hare species and is adapted to temperate, open country. This little creature can run extremely fast, reaching speeds ...

5. Blackbuck

The black buck, a species of an antelope is considered to be one of the fastest runners among the animal kingdom. The black buck is reported to outrun a cheetah in its running speed. The blackbuck antelope can sustain speeds of 80 km/h (50 mph) fo...

4. Wildebeest

Wildebeests run at a top speed of about 50 mph. In contrast, the fastest human speed ever recorded is 27.44 mph. Wildebeests are hunted by cheetahs, which can achieve speeds of up to 70 mph in short distances.

3. Pronghorn

The pronghorn can run exceptionally fast, being built for maximum predator evasion through running, and is generally accepted to be the fastest land mammal in the New World. The top speed is very hard to measure accurately and varies between indiv...

2. Springbok

A springbok runs with the normal speed of 88km/h. The springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) is a medium-sized brown and white antelope-gazelle of southwestern Africa. It is extremely fast and can reach speeds of 100 km/h (62 mph) and can leap 4 m (13...

1. Cheetah

It is the fastest land animal, reaching speeds between 112 and 120 km/h (70 and 75 mph) in short bursts covering distances up to 460 m (1,500 ft), and has the ability to accelerate from 0 to 103 km/h (64 mph) in three seconds, faster than most sup...

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