What is the fastest animal?
I bet you think that the fastest animal is the cheetah, right? Well, SURPRISE! There is another animal that can go three times as fast as
the cheetah and it's the peregrine falcon. Peregrine falcons can reach speeds more than 200 miles per hour when they are diving.
Cheetahs can go about 70 miles per hour at top speed which makes them the fastest land animal. But a lot of birds can go faster than
this including swifts, frigate birds, eagles, hawks, ducks, and geese.
Here are some websites we found about peregrine falcons:
Fastest Animal in the World
Wikipedia: Peregrine falcon
National Geographic movie of a peregrine falcon diving at more than 200 MPH!
Sincerely, the Curious Camels.
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