Top 10 Fastest Animals in the World

10. African wild dog, 71 km/h Speed
Lycaon pictus is a canid found only in Africa, especially in savannas and lightly wooded areas. It is variously called the African wild dog, African hunting dog, Cape hunting dog, African painted dog
9. Jackrabbit, 72 km/h Speed
The black-tailed jackrabbit, also known as the American desert hare, is a common hare of the western United States and Mexico, where it is found at elevations from sea level to up to 10,000 feet.
8. Greyhound, 74 km/h Speed
The Greyhound is a very old European breed of dog, a sighthound which has been historically bred for coursing game and latterly Greyhound racing.
7. Lion, 80 km/h Speed
The lion is one of the four big cats in the genus Panthera and a member of the family Felidae. With some males exceeding 250 kg in weight, it is the second-largest living cat after the tiger.
6. Blackbuck, 80 km/h Speed
The blackbuck is an ungulate species of antelope native to the Indian Subcontinent that has been classified as near threatened by IUCN since 2003, as its range has decreased sharply during the 20th century.
5. Wildebeest, 80.5 km/h Speed
The wildebeest, also called the gnu is an antelope in the genus Connochaetes. It belongs to the family Bovidae, which includes antelopes, cattle, goats, sheep and other even-toed horned ungulates.
4. Springbok, 88 km/h Speed
The springbok is a medium-sized brown and white antelope-gazelle of southwestern Africa. It is extremely fast and can reach speeds of 100 km/h and can leap 4 m through the air.
3. Pronghorn, 88.5 km/h Speed
The pronghorn, Antilocapra americana, is a species of artiodactyl mammal indigenous to interior western and central North America.
2. Free-tailed bat, 96.6 km/h Speed
The Molossidae, or free-tailed bats, are a family of bats within the order Chiroptera. They are generally quite robust, and consist of many strong flying forms with relatively long and narrow wings.
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1. Cheetah, 112–120 km/h Speed
The cheetah is a large feline inhabiting most of Africa and parts of the Middle East. It is the only extant member of the genus Acinonyx.
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