Here are our picks for the top 10 super fast animals
389km/h (fastest record)
The peregrine regular exceeds 322km/h during stoops (hunting dives) – though does not come close to that speed in level flight.
Leatherback sea turtle
A teardrop-shaped body gives this reptile a hydrodynamic advantages.
The fastest land animal on Earth can this speed for bursts of no longer than 30 seconds.
Bird (flapping flight)
White-throated needle tail
This antelope-like creature can maintain speeds of 56km/h for several kilometers.
The title of fastest fish is hotly disputed; the highest estimates for this species date from the 1920s.