In this part, let’s continue the list of top 10 fastest animals in the world.
6. Blackbuck (80km/h)
Blackbuck’s characteristic features are long V-shaped twisted horns. They are also known for their amazing speed in the animal kingdom with running speeds of 80 km/h. Blackbuck is now extinct in Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, the number of species in the world is only about 500.
7. Thomson’s gazelle (80km/h)
This antelope can also use high jumps to escape from enemies. The Thomson gazelle lives in Africa and is the most common antelope in East Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, and South Sudan.
The antelope can run past their enemy’s cheetahs and turn their heads and run back very quickly. In addition to the ability to run at an average speed of 80km/h, this antelope can also use high jumps to escape from enemies.
8. Forest brown rabbit (77km/h)
Brown rabbits live mainly in Great Britain, western Europe, Canada, South, and Central America. When hunted by enemies, a rabbit can run at an average speed of 75km/h and reach a maximum of 77km/h, and even they can turn around without slowing down and jumping high slowly up to 5-7m.
The difference between the rabbits from other rabbits is that the long ears have black spots and the longer hind legs allow them to quickly reach high speeds while running.
9. Greyhound (74km/h)
Greyhound dog can reach a speed of 74 km/h in 6 steps. The greyhound is a breed of hunting dog in Europe, mainly bred for demonstration and racing. Today, greyhound dogs are also kept indoors. Greyhound can reach a speed of 74 km/h in 6 steps and maintain this speed for 11km.
10. Horses (nearly 71km/h)
Depending on the breed of horses, their speed can range from 56-70 km/h. Horses are one of the fastest animals in the world capable of overtaking dogs and deer. There are about 350 horse breeds in the world and all of them are capable of running as fast as athletes in the animal kingdom.
Depending on the breed of horse, their speed can range from 56-70 km/h, the maximum speed is 88km/h when running at full speed. Horses are also known for their durability, endurance, and ability to coordinate well.