Thursday, 29 August 2013

Top 10 Fastest Animals in the world

The following list downs the top 10 fastest animals in the world. All the below listed fastest animals in the world, can run at speeds greater than 65 kmph or 40 mph.
Fastest animals in the world

Fastest Animals #1 Cheetah 104.4 km/h (64.9 mph):

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Cheetah is ranked 1 on the Fastest animals in the world.
Cheetahs can accelerate at an astounding s acceleration of 1 to 96 kmph. in under 3 seconds. Cheetah’s can only sprint at such speed for 60 seconds only. During such sprint cheetahs spend most of the time in air than on the ground.

Fastest Animals #2 Free tailed bat 96.6 kmph/60.0 mph

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Some attribute such flying capabilities specifically to the Mexican free-tailed batTail wind is what allows free-tailed bats to reach such high speeds. They are widespread,
being found on every continent except Antarctica. It is one of the most found
mammals of America. It is the official state bird of Texas and Oklahoma.

Fastest Animals #3 American antelope (Pronghorn) 88.5 km/h (55.0 mph):

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: The Third Fastest animals in the world is the American antelope is
of Pronghorn. This animal is also the the fastest animal over long distances; that
is it can run about  6 km @ 56 km/h
for (35 mph for 4 mi), 1.6 km for 67 km/h (42 mph for
1 mi), and.8 km @  88.5 km/h(55 mph for .5 mi).

Fastest Animals #4 antelope  Springbok 88 km/h (55 mph):

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The springbok, is an antelope generally found in south
africa, The Springbok can take sharp turns and is extremely stealthy during the
run. But unlike pronghorns they cannot run for long distances at such high

Fastest Animals #5 Antelope Wildebeest  80.5 km/h (50.0 mph):

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The wildebeest, an antelope, exists as two species: the blue wildebeest and the black wildebeest. Both are extremely fast runners, which allows them to flee from predators. They
are better at endurance running than at sprinting.
The wildebeest is the 5 most fastest animals in the world

Fastest Animals #6 Jackrabbit 72 km/h (45 mph):

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The jackrabbit’s strong hind legs allow it to leap 3 m
(9.8 ft) in one bound; some can even reach 6 m (20 ft). Jackrabbits
use a combination of leaps and zigzags to outrun predators.
The jackrabbit is the 6 most fastest animals in the world.

Fastest Animals #7 African wild dog 71 km/h (44 mph):

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When hunting, African wild dogs can sprint at 66 km/h (41 mph) in bursts; however, they can maintain speeds of 56–60 km/h (35–37 mph) for up to 4.8 km (3 mi). Their
targeted prey rarely escapes.

Fastest Animals #8 Kangaroo 71 km/h (44 mph) :

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The comfortable hopping speed for kangaroo is about 21–26 km/h (13–16 mph), but speeds of up to 71 km/h (44 mph) can be attained over short distances, while it can sustain a speed of 40 km/h (25 mph) for nearly 2 km (1.2 mi).[35] The faster the kangaroo hops, the less energy it consumes (up to its cruising speed).

Fastest Animals #9 Horse  70.76 km/h (43.97 mph):

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According to the Guinness World Records, the fastest speed for a race horse, 70.76 km/h (43.97 mph), was achieved by the horse ”Winning Brew” in a 2008 race in Grantville, Pennsylvania.
The horse is the 9 most fastest animals on earth.

Fastest Animals #10 Onager 88.5 km/h (55.0 mph):

The onager consists of several subspecies, which most likely share the same ability to run at high speeds.

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