what is the fastest animal in the world?

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all of you , you know the fastest animal in world is cheetah why ?
Because It is the fastest land animal, reaching speeds between 112 and 120 km/h (70 and 75 mph)[3][4] in short bursts covering distances up to 460 m (1,510 ft), and has the ability to accelerate from 0 to 103 km/h (64 mph) in three seconds, faster than most supercars.[5]
For this you have learned how is speed of land animal cheetah
and additional the scientific name of cheetah is (Acinonyx jubatus)

the road runner looks pretty fast on TV
Re-design7 years ago
I think the human is the fastest animal. We were smart enough to build fast cars and planes so we can get over there faster. Much faster than any animal can travel.

Yes the human is an animal.

And you didn't define the mode of travel.
+1, indubitably
Kiteman7 years ago
The fastest animal is a plant.

The bunchberry dogwood can move at over 100 body-lengths per second, with an initial acceleration of around 2400G (A shuttle launch is around 3G).
Rather misleading, Kiteman. You're referring to the acceleration and speed of pollen particles launched from the dogwood bunchberry's flowers, not to motion of the whole plant.
*Innocent whistle*

Sabotage? Moi?
blkhawk7 years ago
The cheetah is the fastest mammal on land. I believe the marlin is the fastest fish. The falcon is the fastest bird.
jeff-o7 years ago
A flea can jump the equivalent of a football field.

Define your parameters, please!
kelseymh7 years ago
Peregrine falcon. If you don't believe it, do the research yourself next time.
I've heard about the Peregrine falcon. It made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs!
...and then ate a rabbit.
rickharris7 years ago
Depends on if you need an absolute answer or a scaled answer.

Scaled the green mantis shrimp can move its claw faster than any other animal can move.

It matters how you define speed.

On land the cheetah can run faster than any other animal.