Friday, November 28, 2014

Fastest animals in the world

(181 Votes)

Fastest animals in the world

Are you looking for a list of the fastest animals on land, or the fastest animals in the air, and the fastest animals in water? We present a list below (with photos) of the fastest animals in the world. We know that the cheetah is the fastest land animal that can run to a speed of 70mph, but what about the fastest insect?

Fastest animals in the world

Fastest animal on land is the cheetah — can run 70 miles per hour (113 km per hour)

deaths-head-hawkmoth

Fastest insect is the hawk moth — 33 miles per hour (53 km per hour)

ostrich

Fastest bird is the ostrich — can run 43 miles per hour (69 km per hour)

iguana

Fastest reptile is the spiny-tailed iguana — can reach 21 miles per hour (34 km per hour)

thegreyhound

Fastest dog is the greyhound — can run 43 miles per hour (69 km per hour)

sailfish

Fastest animal in water is the Sailfish — 70 miles per hour (113 km per hour)

swift

Fastest bird is the swift — can fly at 106 miles per hour (171 km per hour)