Land mammal: The cheetah can run as fast as 70 m.p.h.
Marine mammal: Killer whales can reach speeds of 48 m.p.h.
Bird: The peregrine falcon dives at speeds of up to 200 m.p.h. and can fly at a rate of 90 m.p.h., making it not only the fastest bird, but also the fastest animal. Ostriches can run as fast as 43 m.p.h.
Fish: The Indo-Pacific sailfish can swim at speeds of up to 68 m.p.h.
Reptile: The spiny-tailed iguana has been clocked in at 21 m.p.h.
Insect: Hawk moths can reach a speed of about 33 m.p.h.
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