Top 10 Fast Land Animals


The Top Ten

1 Cheetah Cheetah The cheetah, also known as the hunting leopard, is a big cat that occurs mainly in eastern and southern Africa and a few parts of Iran. The cheetah is the fastest land animal, able to run up to 75 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds

Cheetahs are so fast, the marks that run from their eyes down to their lower face area are like the stripes football players put under their eyes.

Definitely the fastest, their top speed is approximately 75 MPH but they can only run this fast in short bursts.

Cheetah the fastest animal thin but the king of speed

Amazingly fast

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2 Pronghorn Antelope Pronghorn Antelope

Faster then a cheetah!

3 Springbok Springbok
4 Wildebeest Wildebeest


5 Lion Lion The lion is one of the big cats in the genus Panthera and a member of the family Felidae. The commonly used term African lion collectively denotes the several subspecies in Africa.

Top speed for a lion is 49.7 MPH, which makes it slower than a quarter horse but faster than an elk
Interesting fact: Lions actually don't run much at all, it's the lionesses who do all the work, the lion simply breeds and watches over them. Also, the males get the first pick of what the females hunt

Lions are fastest big cat

6 Elk

They are very fast

7 Quarter Horse

Quarter horses are amazing down pat I have ridden one once and now were I go riding that is one of my favorite horses in that whole barn.

Here are my top ten horse breeds and colors

1. Thoroughbred
2. American Paint Horse
3. Morgan
4. Quarter Horse
5. Arabian
6. Dapple Grey
7. Strawberry Roan
8. Mustang
9. Chestnut
10. Tennessee Walker

A quarter horse is actually faster than a lion with a top speed of 88.5 Km/h

8 Cape Hunting Dog

That's mah boi yung lil doggie. off to the best predator

9 Coyote
10 Gray Fox

The Contenders

11 Horse Horse The horse is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus. It is an odd-toed ungulate mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae, and can be tamed, bred, and trained, as a mount.

Average top speed for the general horse is 54.7 MPH

12 Man

Why doesn't our species get enough praise?

13 Bear Bear Bears are mammals of the family Ursidae. Bears are classified as caniforms, or doglike carnivorans, with the pinnipeds being their closest living relatives.

These guys are very fast.


14 Rhinoceros


15 Black Mamba

Slithers 22 miles per hour faster than a average human. - dagon7898

16 Tiger Tiger The tiger is the largest cat species, most recognizable for their pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside.

Tigers are not made to run like Cheetahs, but they are still very fast with an average top speed of 30-40 kmph but only in short bursts, much like it's cousin. Cheetahs actually walk most of their time because it takes a lot of energy to run like that and they only do that to hunt most of the time.

Its extremely fast for its size ask a 9 foot 350 kg cheetah to run I bet it can't even walk like a tiger. Tigers too awesome to be challenged in this 30- 40 km per hour is too much for a giant cheetah

Fast but not that much because of its power. if god gave him this power than it would not have any weekness

17 Leopard Leopard The leopard is one of the five "big cats" in the genus Panthera. It is one of the most adaptable and the most widespread big cat; it's secrets being:well camouflaged fur; its opportunistic hunting behaviour, broad diet, and strength to move heavy carcasses into trees; its ability to adapt to various more.

Leapords should be ahead of the coyote because leapords run fast to ambush their prey. They also can run 40 - 45 miles per hour and the coyote can only run 40 - 43 miles per hour

18 Gorilla Gorilla Gorillas are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Sub-Saharan Africa.
19 Hedgehog Hedgehog A hedgehog is any of the spiny mammals of the subfamily Erinaceinae, in the eulipotyphlan family Erinaceidae.

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20 Dog Dog The domestic dog is a wolf-like canid in the genus Canis, and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore.
21 Human Human Humans are not exactly wild animals, but they are not domesticated either. Humans are proven to be the most intelligent species of animals on Earth. Humans' colours vary from almost pepper black to milky white. They are builders of global civilization.

Ya quite fast

22 Cat Cat The "House Cat", also known as the Domestic Cat or the Feral Cat, is a small feline, a good hunter, and comes in a variety of colours and fur patterns. Contrary to popular belief, however, they are not truly domesticated.
23 Elephant Elephant Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Two species are traditionally recognized, the African elephant and the Asian elephant, although some evidence suggests that African bush elephants and African forest elephants are separate species.
24 Hippopotamus Hippopotamus The common hippopotamus, or hippo, is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub-Saharan Africa, and one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae, the other being the pygmy hippopotamus.
25 Ibex
26 Thomson's Gazelle
27 Ostrich Ostrich The ostrich or common ostrich is either of two species of large flightless birds native to Africa, the only living member of the genus Struthio, which is in the ratite family. In 2014, the Somali ostrich was recognized as a distinct species.
28 Hare
29 Bengal Tiger Bengal Tiger

Sure sharp teeth and powerful muscles make it seem fierce, but it's speed make it truly terrifying. I don't care who or what you are but have to be at least fifth place on this list. I mean come on they can run up to 60 mph

30 Emu Emu The emu is the second-largest living bird by height, after its ratite relative, the ostrich. It is endemic to Australia where it is the largest native bird and the only extant member of the genus Dromaius.
31 Giraffe

Giraffes are surprisingly fast

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