Animals faster than Usain Bolt
The fastest man in the world Usain Bolt set the record at 44.72 KM/h during 2009 at world championships at Berlin for the limits of speed.
Compared to many animals in the world, this record makes us humans look very slow. With all due respect let us get through a list of fastest animals that can easily win against our champion Usain Bolt.
The Elk is one of the larges species in the deer family.
The elk can run up to 45 miles per hour. If an elk ever charges you, you will have to dodge it fast and interact with the environment to avoid at all cost.
#9: Brown Hare
Hares are fast and very agile, they use those two to outmaneuver and run away from danger, as they are tiny it is so easy to run up to 47 miles per hour.
#8: Thomson’s Gazelle
Thomson gazelle is a small anti loped animal that runs at a speed of 50 miles per hour. They are usually found in East Africa and their population exceeds 550 000.
Lions might look strong and slow running at an average speed of 40 miles per hour. Lions can chase down any animal at 50 miles per hour.
#6: Blue Wildebeest
Blue wildebeest is a large antelope and of the two species of wildebeest. It is a swift land animal that can match the speeds of a lion chasing its prey.
#5: Pronghorn Antelope
The second fastest land animal that is native to North America runs at around 60 miles per hour. They aren’t the actual antelopes that are very fast as well, but pronghorns take the rank over them.
The fastest land animal in the world without needing an introduction. They are just slightly above the pronghorn antelope that sits in the second place of fastest land animals. They use stealth to get close, and they use that extremely fast speed to catch the prey in a short time. They are commonly known as a predator and s sprinter instead of being a long distance runner.
#3: Sail Fish
The fastest sea animal is the sailfish that swims at an incredible speed of 68 miles per hour. That is faster than the cheetah, which is the fastest animal in the land.
#2: Frigate Bird
A bird that has the largest wingspan to body ratio? The Frigate Bird flies at an incredible speed of 95 miles per hour. That is faster than the most speed limits in our highways except for few in Germany.
#1: Peregrine Falcon
The fastest animal in the world is a bird that flies up to 200 miles per hour at a dive. That is much faster than most sports cars such as the Nissan GTR that has a rated top speed of 191 miles per hour.
This is the list that shows the top 10 fastest animals in the world. Do you feel amazed about how fast these birds are compared to land animals? Browse through our lists of interesting facts about animals available for free.