TOP 10 FASTEST ANIMALS OF THE WORLD
we all talking about the speed supercars and the superbikes are the first thing comes to your mind.but, there are some fastest animals in the earth. let, we know about the top 10 creatures in the world.
Blue wildebeest is one of the largest mammals that belong to the family of antelopes. They are commonly known as wildebeest,white-bearded wildebeest or brindled gnu. Mostly they are grass-eating mammals. They grow up to a height of 1.30meters. Wildebeest commonly associate with plain zebras. Connochaetes is the scientific name of wildebeest. Mostly wildebeest are found in the plains and acacia savannas of Eastern Africa. They belong to the family Bovidae, which includes antelopes, cattle, goats, sheep, etc……
Wildebeest can live up to 20 years in the wild. Male wildebeest are also known as “clowns of savanna”. Main predators of wildebeest are lions, cheetahs, wild dogs, hyenas, and crocodiles.
Coyotes have been known to kill livestock and pets, but they usually help control agricultural pests, such as rodents. Canis latrans is the scientific name of the coyote. coyotes can be found in all habitats from desert scrub, grasslands, foothills, etc…. Coyotes are not preferred prey, but wolves will kill them to cut down competition for food and may eat them. A coyote is grayish- brown in color with white fur under its neck and belly.”Coyotes” will also howl and bark separately. Coyotes are the one the most common adaptable animals in North America. Most of the coyotes don’t attack humans. Coyotes can run 40kms per hour.
8.AFRICAN WILD DOG(45mph)
African wild dog is also known as an African hunting dog. “Lycaon pictus” is the scientific name of “African wild dog“. African wild dog is a type of Carnivorous. Mostly they hunt their preys in morning and evening. They hunt a wide variety of preys including Gazelles and other antelopes. Their average speed is 48kms per hour. African wild dogs are probably the most efficient hunters. The African wild dog is a highly social animal. Living in packs with separate dominance hierarchies for males and females. The dogs can bite their prey’s chunk and easily gets disemboweled it. A very important part of the wild dog hunting and feeding behavior is the division of the spoils after a successful hunt.
ELK is the one of the largest family in the deer family. Its lifespan is the (10 t0 13years) in the world. It is also one of the largest land-living animals. They are the native animal of North America and Eastern Asia. Their average speed is 45kms per hour. Not only is it one of the largest species of deer in the world, but is also one of the largest mammals in North America and eastern Asia. Cervus Candensis is the bionomical name of ELK. It is the type of herbivore, grass-eating animal. Its lifespan is 8 to 12 years in the wild, more than 20 years in captivity.
The quarter horse is the American breed of horses.” Equus caballus” is the scientific name of Quarter Horse. The founding stallion was a Thoroughbred named Janus, imported to America in 1756. There are three types of quarter horses. They are:
- Bulldog type
- Thoroughbred type
- Intermediate type
In these “Intermediate type” is more popular. The Thoroughbred type shows frequent crosses between two breeds. The Bulldog has massive muscles. They excel at sprinting short distances. Their average speed is 88kms per hour.
pronghorn is also the largest member of the deer family. They were found in western and central North America. “Antilocapra americana” is the scientific name of “pronghorn“. They can reach 61 km per hour. Its trophic level is herbivorous. They can grow up to 81 to 100 cm. Male pronghorn weight mass is 40-65kg. And then female pronghorn weight mass is 34-48kg. As a member of the superfamily Giraffoidea, the pronghorn’s closest living relatives are the giraffes.pronghorns have large heart and lungs so they help them to run fast.pronghorns were hunted by primary predators.
The lion is a species in the family Felidae and a member of the genus Panthera. “Panthera leo” is the scientific name of the lion. Its lifespan is 10-14 years. Its average speed is 80 km per hour. Male lion growth up to 190kg. And then female lion growth up to 130 kgs. And then Male height growth up to 1.3m, then female growth up to 1.1m. AnThe lion symbolizes strength, courage, and leadership. Lions kept in the zoos and captivity since the time of Roman empire. A lion’s roar stops you, it is a terror that shakes you up and draws you into something beautiful. The lion power animal brings the symbolic message to focus on self-control and that true strength. The lion animal spirit animal is generally linked with your personal strength. Lions are dominant animals in nature.
The tiger is the largest cat species, most recognizable for its pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside. Panthera tigris is scientific name of a tiger. Its lifespan time is 20-26years. Tiger average speed is 49-65 km per hour. Tigers have distinctive white circular spots on the backside of their ears. Amur tigers may have a den or lair in a cave or other area. The Siberian tiger also called Amur tiger. Tiger is one of the most endangered species. It’s also one of the most dangerous animals in the world. The Siberian tiger is the largest of wildcat family. Siberian Tigers can be found in far east Asia, in the southern part of Russia and northern parts of China. Siberian tigers are also take smaller species like hares, rabbits, pikas and salmon as food.
The jaguar is also a largest wild cat family. It is a carnivore animal. The fastest speed recorded 80kph (50mph). Panthera onca is the scientific name of the Jaguar. The spots and their shapes vary between individual jaguars: rosettes may include one or several dots. The Jaguar has a compact body, a broad head, and powerful jaws. Jaguars are known to eat deer, peccary, crocodiles, snakes, monkeys, deer, sloths, tapirs, turtles, eggs, frogs, fish and anything else they can catch. The Jaguar is an excellent swimmer and can move through the water at surprising speeds particularly when in pursuit of prey. The average top speed of the Jaguar is 80 kilometers per hour / 50 miles per hour, while the average top speed of the Lion is 81 kilometers per hour / 50 miles per hour. panthers can maintain a speed of around 10 miles per hour.
Cheetah is the fastest land animal, the cheetah can accelerate from 0 to 96.6 km/h (60.0 mph) in under three seconds. The cheetah is a large cat of the subfamily Felinae that occurs in Southern, North and East Africa, and a few localities in Iran. “Acinonyx jubatus” is the scientific name of the cheetah. It grows up to the height of 66-90cm. Cheetahs mostly eat mammals like gazelles, impala, gnu calves, and hares. Fastest mammal on land, the cheetah can reach speeds of 60 or perhaps even 70 miles in a one hour. The Cheetah is credited as being the fastest land animal over short distances and can reach speeds of up to 90 km per hour. There are many types of cheetahs in land-living. They are an Asiatic cheetah, South African Cheetah, Tanzanian cheetah, etc….