10 Fastest Animals on Earth

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Do you what are the fastest creatures in the world. There are many animals that can go much faster humans and many fall in a predatory category.
 

Peregrine Falcon

 
Peregrine falcon
The fastest animal on the planet is Peregrine Falcon which can reach up to a speed of 200 mph while at a dive. The upper beak notched near the tip enables the falcons to kill prey by severing the spinal column at the neck. This well respected falconry bird is known for its strong hunting ability, high trainability, versatility and captive breeding.
 

Frigate Bird

 
Frigate Bird

Frigate bird can reach speed up to 95 miles per hour i.e.; much faster that a drive on the highway. These birds possess a large wingspan proportional to the body weight ratio and are capable to stay in the air for intensely long periods even up to a week.
 

Sail Fish

 
Sail Fish

Sail fish is the fastest sea animal which can speed up to 68 miles per hour. This characteristic sail is used when the fish is frightened in order to intimidate threatening animals and the rest of time it keeps folded up.
 

Cheetah

 
Cheetah

Cheetah, being the fastest animal in the world can reach speeds up to 61 miles per hour. This predator animal possess serious threat to animals that inhibit the same geographical area especially in the forest environments. They are very fast accelerators that can ramp up their speed four times faster than humans and can quickly surrender prey to competitors.
 

Pronghorn Antelope

 
Pronghorn Antelope

Pronghorn antelope, being the second among the land animals for speed can reach up to 60 miles per hour. These actual antelopes with native of North America are fast, even though they are not as fast as that of pronghorn. However these species are evolved its great speed under the threat of a now-extinct predator, perhaps the American cheetah. Their cushioned, pointed toes to absorb shock, and extra-large organs that assist with air intake allow them to achieve the high speeds.
 

Blue Wildebeest

 
Blue Wildebeest

Blue Wildebeest that inhibits the plains are not as fast as the pronghorn but can reach easily around 50 miles per hour.
 

Lion

 
Lion

The lion’s fastest speed matches to that of the speed of Blue Wildebeest and can chase their prey around 50 miles per hour making them extremely deadly predators on the plains
 

Thomson’s Gazeelle

 
Thomson's Gazeelle
Thomson’s Gazelle is another creature which is capable to reach up to 50 miles per hour as like tht of wildebeests and lions. Due to these close speed matching, chases between lions, cheetahs and gazelles are quite intense and unfortunately gazelles are the preferred prey of cheetahs.
 

Brown Hare

 
Brown Hare

The little creature, Brown Hare can run extremely fast reaching speeds up to 47 miles per hour. These are one among the incredible fast creatures capable of outrunning the majority of other animals.
 

Elk

 
Elk

Elks are quite large and are capable of running at speeds as high as 45 miles per hour. Being the largest one among the deer family, they are good deal larger and less “swift” looking than a gazelle or antelope but have less speed than that of a horse.

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