Top 25 Fastest Animals in the World (2017)

What are the fastest animals on land? What is the fastest sea animal? What is the fastest running bird in the world? Here are 25 fastest animals on land,sea and air.

Speed is one of the most fascinating traits. It is in our nature that we are easily attracted to people or animals that are fast. If you ask any person about the fastest animal on earth then most will answer Cheetah. But do you that Cheetah is not the fastest animal in the animal kingdom. In fact there are a dozen more animals faster than Cheetah. Cheetah is actually fastest mammal, fastest land animal and fastest feline.

Here we have compiled a list of 25 fastest animal in the world:

Fastest Animals

25. Greyhound
Fastest Animals
Greyhounds are the fastest dog breeds and if trained properly they can run at a maximum speed of 70 KMPH or 44 MPH.
24. Elk
Fastest Animals
Elk is the largest species in Deer family. They can run at a speed of 72 KMPH or 45 MPH.
23. Blackbuck
Fastest Animals
Salman Khan may not have killed the Blackbuck because you know it is not easy to catch. With the speed of 50 MPH or 80 KMPH it can easily escape the bullet. Don’t you agree?
22. Lion
Fastest Animals
Lion are not considered as dangerous as Tigers. This is because they are very lazy and have predictable nature as compared to Tiger. But still these big cats are dangerous as they run at speed of 80 KMPH or 50 KMPH.
21. Blue Wildebeest
Fastest Animals
This large member of Bovidae is very fast and run at a speed of 50 MPH or 80.5 KMPH.
20. Springbok
Fastest Animals
Springbok is among the favourite prey of Big Cats. However it is not easy to catch them as they run at a speed of 88 KMPH or 55 MPH.
19. Pronghorn
Fastest Animals
Pronghorn is relative of Deer and cattle. It can run at the speed of 88.5 KMPH or 55 MPH.
18. Mexican Free-Tailed Bat
Fastest Animals
Mexican/Brazilian Free-Tailed Bat is fastest flying mammal in the world. They are common in America and Asia. They fly at the speed of 96.6 KMPH or 60 KMPH.
17. Ostrich
Fastest Animals
There is a saying that Ostrich bury their heads into sand when they see any danger. This is totally untrue. Do not bully and run away from an Ostrich. These big birds can easily catch you with their speed of 96.6 KMPH or 60 MPH.