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The Maximum Speeds of Animals

Published Monday, August 21, 2006

image of Cheetah running by Did You Know?Have you ever wondered which animal is the fastest or how fast a specific animal can go? It is even possible also that you might not have thought about it until now. However, inspite what your response may be, you will learn something today or find the answer (s) to your pondering question (s) listed right here.

Animals generally have several characteristics that set them apart from each other. They come in many shapes, sizes, colors and live in different environments within their ecosystems. Some big others small, some with two legs some with four some without, some fast while others are relatively slow. All of these play a role in the speed of an animal compared to others in its environment. Now check the list to find out the maximum speed of some animals.

Animal Maximum Speed


A


B
Black Mamba snake 20 mph


C
Cape hunting dog
45 mph
Cat (domestic)
30 mph
Cheetah 70 mph
Coyote 43 mph
Chicken
9 mph
D


E
Elk
45 mph
Elephant
25 mph
F


G
Garden snail
0.03 mph
Giant Tortoise
0.17 mph
Giraffe
32 mph
Gray fox
42 mph
Greyhound
39.35 mph
Grizzly bear
30 mph
H
Human
27.89 mph
Hyena
40 mph
I


J
Jackal
35 mph
K


L
Lion
50 mph
M
Mongolian wild ass
40 mph
Mule deer
35 mph
N


O


P
Pig (domestic)
11 mph
Pronghorn Antelope
61 mph
Q
Quarter horse
47.5 mph
R
Rabbit (domestic)
35 mph
Reindeer
32 mph
S
Six-lined race runner
18 mph
Spider (tegenaria atrica)
1.17 mph
Squirrel
12 mph
T
Thompson's gazelle
50 mph
Three-toed sloth
0.15 mph
U


V


W
Wart hog
30 mph
Whippet
35.50 mph
White-tailed deer
30 mph
Wildebeest
50 mph
Wild turkey
15 mph
X


Y


Z
Zebra
40 mph

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