Top 10 Fastest Animals in the World(Mammals)

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And you thought you knew everything about all the animals? Well, not really!

In the animal world, speed can be defined as the rate at which a predator hunts its prey. It is said that a predator that can run faster than its prey, and a prey that can outrun its predator, survives and exists in the wild.

1) Cheetah: One of the wildest, yet sexiest animals in the world is also one of the fastest! It has a speed of 109.4–120.7 km/h. Don’t be surprised; there are many more on the list!

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Hein waschefort/wikimedia

2) Free-tailed bat: There are bats and there are free-tailed bats, if you ever see the latter breed, you can see them with the speed of 96.6kms per hour!

3) The Pronghorn: With a speed of 88.5kms per hour, this animal makes it to number 2 in the race and wins from the others.

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4) Springbok: This is an antelope, which has a speed of 88kms per hour. When it runs, it is quite difficult for people to see it!

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Yathin S Krishnappa/wikimedia

5) Wildebeest: This antelope has a speed of 80.5kms per hour. It is far better at running than a lot of other animals.

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pixabay

6) Lion: Who can absolutely forget the King of the Jungle? Lions are beautiful animals, but they are also the fastest. When they run behind their prey, they have a speed of 80.5kms per hour!

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7) Blackbuck: This name may remind you of Buckbeak, the famous large bird from the Harry Potter series, but this is an animal with a speed of 80kms per hour.

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Chinmayisk/wikipedia

8) Hare: This may look like an innocent animal, but a hare can speed up to 80km per hour!

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9) Greyhound: Greyhounds have a speed of 74kms per hour, which makes them the fastest racing dogs in the world.

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Neurodoc/wikimedia

10) Jackrabbit: With the help of its hind legs, this animal makes it to the list of the top ten fastest animals in the world, with a speed of 72kms per hour.

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Source : wikipedia , pixabay



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