Animals That Run The Fastest

Have you ever wondered about animals that runs the fastest?

Do not worry. The Tiny Man is here to clear all your doubts.

The list I have given below will answer all your questions on animals that run the fastest.

#5 Animal that  Runs the Fastest - Cheetah

Animal that runs the fastest Cheetah
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A cheetah can attain a top speed of 98 km/hour in absolute terms. This translates to 16 body lengths per second. If a cheetah were a human in size, then it would sprint at 260 km/hour.

#4 Animal that  Runs the Fastest - American Cockroach

Animal that runs the fastest American Cockroach
Image Source: wikipedia

An American cockroach runs at 50 body lengths per second. This is the equivalent of a man running at 330 km/hour.

#3 Animal that  Runs the Fastest - Wind Scorpion


A wind scorpion moves at around 90 body lengths per second. At this speed relative to size, a man could run at 500 km/hour.

#2 Animal that  Runs the Fastest - Australian Tiger Beetle
Animal that  Runs the Fastest - Australian Tiger Beetle
Image Courtesy: zpply

The Australian tiger beetle can travel at 171x body length per second. In human terms that is the same as a man running at 1000 km/hour!

#1 Animal that  Runs the Fastest - Mighty Mite
Animal that  Runs the Fastest - Mighty Mite
Image Courtesy: lankadesha

The Paratarsotomus macropalpis, a tiny arachnid (mite) found in Southern California, can run at 322 body lengths per second. In human terms this is an astounding 2000 km/ hour !

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