Top 10 Fastest Animals in The World


Last updated January 20th, 2015 at 02:02 pm

Naturally we like fast things, we love to have fast things, for example, we love fast cars, fast computers and fast internet connections too. As we like fast things, same is with the animals. Mostly people love fast animals, fast animals are still very popular like horses for races. Today we will discuss fast animals in the world, we have picked different animals from different species and now we will shortlist them in this article as Top 10 Fastest Animals in The World. You have heard about leopards, horses and hares as fast animals but there are some more in the this category and below is the complete list.


Top 10 Fastest Animals in The World

10: Horse

I’m sure that you will be amazed to see horse at number 10 in this list of 10 top fastest animals in the world. Do not amaze because there are more fastest animals in the world then horse. Horse’s speed is 70.76 kilometers per hour.

Horse - Top 10 Fastest Animals in The World

9: Kangaroo

I’m sure that you have not heard before about Kangaroo in the list of fastest animals but it is. Kangaroo can cover up to 71 kilometers in one hour.


8: African Wild Dog

African wild dog is another fastest animal in this list. This dog from Africa can cover 71 kilometers in one hour same as Kangaroo above in the list.

African Wild Dog

7: Jack Rabbit

This is a type of rabbits but they differ a lot from Hares. This type of rabbits can cover up to 72 kilometers in one hour, its running manner is zigzag.

Jack Rabbit

6: Blackbuck

Blackbucks usually known for their jumping, this animals with huge horns is very fast its running speed is about 80 kilometers per hour.


5: Wildebeest

This huge animals from the jungles of Tanzania is also very fast in running. The running speed of this big sized animal is about 80.5 kilometers per hour.


4: Springbok

This is another beautiful animals with beautiful horns. Its jumping style is also very beautiful, this animal can cover up to 88 kilometers per hour easily.


3: Pronghorn

Pronghorn is another animals with big horns as shown by its name. This animal with beautiful horn can cover up to 88.5 kilometers per hour.


2: Free tailed Bat

This is another animal in the list which can amaze you about its second position in 10 top fastest animals. The running speed of this mammal is about 96.6 kilometers per hour.

Free tailed Bat

1: Cheetah

This animal deserve this position among fastest animals in the world. Cheetah is very popular for its fast speed. This super fast animal can cover 104.5 kilometers in an hour easily.


So, this is the list of Top 10 Fastest Animals in The World. This list will tell you a lot about fast animals on earth. In this list horse is at 10th position and Cheetah is at first rank. We hope you will like the stuff but stay in touch with us because there is coming more. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, and we get a commission on purchases made through our links.