Top 10 Fastest Animals In The World 2015-2016

Fastest Animals In The World 2014

Speed usually plays vital role in life of all living things but there is some different kind of velocity not for the humans but for the animals due to their ability to run so it is also important for the life because this factor provides safety. But speed of the animals should be very fast so that they can protect themselves from enemies or the hunters therefore some fast moving animals can also produce many choices to run away from their death but all species have their own speed limits.

Here you will learn about fastest animals and given in list of these across whole world, but in the descending format. In field of science these animals are divided into many different groups which include not only animals but also some birds or the fishes in the ocean or it may just be some insects, therefore list of the top 10 Fastest Animals in the World from which we can get some important knowledge is discussed in this article.

10. Free Tailed Bat

It is a kind of mammal and it secures 10th position in list of fastest animals in the world and its name is also Free Tailed Bat it has the skill to fly very quickly and reach the place where it wants to go? Due to the narrow and somewhat big wings they can also pilot with the high speed. It is found mostly in the European countries. They have around 0.5m wings which help to speed up and also their speed per hour is around 96.60 km. It eats some birds from the forests so it is known as world swift mammal.

Fastest Animals In The World 2014

9. Swordfish,Ostrich, Southern Giant Darner

At number 9th there is a kind of fish across the world fastest animals in the world its name is Swordfish but the flying speed is same as of the above one. Due to skill of the predator it usually falls in this category therefore its speed of swimming is as strong as compared to some other fishes and has around 3 meters lengths however its body color is dark blue in color but found in Pacific Ocean.

  • Ostrich

Fastest Animals In The World 2014

It is a type of bird who holds nine numbers in list but just cannot fly therefore it has the ability to run quickly and also attain honor of largest bird and can fill up to  around five meters in the single step due to the strong feet. Its name is Ostrich and its wings also provide the energy to turn in any different direction but it has the ability to kill some lion or anyone that is why it founds in South Asia and also in Arabia.


It is kind of species that belongs to the Australian dragonfly and its speed limit is around 97 km per hour however its name is the Southern Giant Darner. It exists in many different sizes and it is the world’s most swift insect alive.

 8. Anna’s Humming bird

The eighth position is given to this kind of bird but it looks very nice due to the different body colors and its name is Anna’s Hummingbird, its length is medium length with around 4.1 inch size. It has long beak however it is not swift bird but named as the fly backwards, so we can also say that it has skilled to fly almost about 130 feet and also abruptly goes towards the female. Its speed is around 98.27 that is why 8th position is assigned to this beautiful bird out offastest animals in the world.

Fastest Animals In The World 2014

7. Sailfish

There are many different types of fishes in whole world and which are known due to their multiple characteristics but this type of fish well known due the high speed and it is called Sailfish. It falls at the 7th position among fastest animals in the world. It runs swiftly and its average size is around 6 feet but only founds in Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean with speed of around 109.19 km per hour.

Fastest Animals In The World 2014

6. Cheetah

It is swell-known animal due to its frightening and fast speed named as the Cheetah; its name shows threat to humble animals of the forest. There are many features that help it in attaining6th rank among fastest animals in the world its active and smart body has big heart and lungs which enable it to run as quickly as possible. So this kind of species is founds in Africa and its speed per hour is around 120 km that is why it is fastest mammal on earth.

Fastest Animals In The World 2014

5. Black Marlin

Another animal which lives its life in water and falls at the 5th position from this list is well known due to their high running power in water and its name is the Black Marlin, therefore it is very special type of predator which has small fins than the sailfish. However it has the largest length which is around 4.65m and it is highly valuable when in the hand but used for the special games so it lives in the Ind and the Pacific Ocean but average speed is around130km per hour.


Fastest Animals In The World 2014 4. Frigated bird

The 4th number out of fastest animals in the world and it is known refrigerated and most of time expired in air. So its running velocity is around 153 km/h and it has some big wings which help in flying sequence having size of around 215 cm therefore they have the ability to stay in air for a week. Their color is black but male has a red throat so mostly this species is founds in Pacific, therein and the Atlantic ocean.

Fastest Animals In The World 2014

3. Eurasian Hobby

It is a bigger hunter of humble birds mostly in the forests is brave animal named as the Eurasian Hobby secures third rank from list of fastest animals in the world but it is more of a little falcon. It has some unique abilities of aerobatic that are why its tall wings guide for the prey with amazing speed of around 160 km/h. Its size is about12 to 14 inches but it is found in Asia and the Europe.

Fastest Animals In The World 2014

2. White Throated Needle Tail

It is a cute bird but strong in all aspects and it holds 2nd number from given list of the famous fastest animals in the world and its name is known to be White Throat ed Needle Tail. It also looks beautiful and has average length of complete body around 22 cm. White Throat ed Needle Tail flies with around 169 km per hour but most of time flies in air but lives in the trees of Australia that is why it eats the flying insects.


Fastest Animals In The World 20141. Peregrine Falcon

This kind of species is found in Northern America but it has the 1st positions across list of top ten fast animals in the world and named Peregrine Falcon so it has average length of forty inches. However it is also known as prized bird but famous due the prey, therefore food consists of some little birds and some insects. Its flying speed is around 389 km/h which is greater than some bullet train.

Fastest Animals In The World 2014

Summary – Fastest Animals in the World


Fastest Animals in the World

1 Peregrine Falcon
2 White Throated Needle Tail
3 Eurasian Hobby
4 Frigate bird
5 Black Marlin
6 Cheetah
7 Sailfish
8 Anna’s Hummingbird
9 Swordfish , Ostrich , Southern Giant Darner
10 Free Tailed Bat

Some different categories of animals are given in this article which describes all the aspects of their life like their speed, their food and you will hopefully enjoy when you read through this article.