The Fastest Animals
Updated: Jul 19, 2020
The Fastest Land Animal
The Cheetah is the fastest land animal with a top speed of 70 mph.
A cheetah can easily hit the speeds of 60 mph in short bursts.
The Fastest Bird
The Peregrin Falcon is the world's fastest bird with a top speed of 242 mph.
The Peregrin Falcon is renowned for its high speed dive which it uses to attack its prey.
The Fastest Aquatic Animal
The Sailfish is the world's fastest aquatic animal with a top speed of 68 mph.