Speedy Cheetah

We know that the Cheetah is the faster running cat there is, often exceeding 70 MPH! But my guess is you’ve never seen a Cheetah like this one before!
The following are some approximate speeds for animals across land, sea and air.

Peregrine falcon 200 mph
Spin-Tailed Swift 106 mph
Frigate Bird 95 mph
Cheetah 70 mph
Sailfish 68 mph
Pronghorn antelope 61 mph
Swan 56 mph
Duck 53 mph
Lion 50 mph
Thomson’s gazelle 50 mph
Wildebeest 50 mph
Quarter horse 47 mph
Cape hunting dog 45 mph
Elk 45 mph
Coyote 43 mph
Gray fox 42 mph
Hyena 40 mph
Ostrich 40 mph
Zebra 40 mph
Mongolian wild ass 40 mph
Greyhound 39 mph
Whippet 35 mph
Jackal 35 mph
Mule deer 35 mph
Rabbit (domestic) 35 mph
Giraffe 32 mph
Reindeer 32 mph
Cat (domestic) 30 mph
Kangaroo 30 mph
Grizzly bear 30 mph
Wart hog 30 mph
White-tailed deer 30 mph
Human 28 mph
Crow 25 mph
Elephant 25 mph
Black mamba snake 20 mph
Six-lined race runner 18 mph
Squirrel 12 mph
Pig (domestic) 11 mph
Chicken 9mph
House mouse 8mph
Bumblebee 6 mph
Spider (Tegenearia atrica) 1 mph
Three-toed sloth 0.15 mph
Giant tortoise 0.1 mph
Garden snail 0.03 mph

So how fast is the faster human, now that’s impressive isn’t it? There are different kinds of runners, some like Usain Bolt are Sprinters, some are long distance cross-country runners and then, there are these runners! Run Forrest Run!


About Judy Hansen

I have lived in many cities in the US and even lived in Calgary,Alberta Canada. But I always seem to end up where my life began in Toledo, Ohio. I am a wife, a mother, a grandmother, sister, aunt, and I'll be your best friend!
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