Top 10 Fastest Mammals In The World

There are so many mammals around the planet that has the capability of running at the fastest excellent speed that will surely going to surprise you at once. This fastest speed even bound them up with some magical abilities of chasing their preys and even leave behind their predators as well.

Top 10 Fastest Mammals In The World

10. Horse:


At the tenth but not the least we have the name of Horse that is not just common but even a highly domesticated animal. These horses have been recorded reaching speeds of 45mph.

9. Thomson’s Gazelle:


It is just like in appearance to the Grant’s Gazelle. It is known out to be the native to Africa’s savannahs and grasslands. It has the excellent ability to maintain speeds of up to 47mph. It can turn back in quick speed to confuse the chaser.

8. Grant’s Gazelle:


This is another fastest animal on the planet that is basically known out to be the herbivorous mammal found on open grass plains in East Africa. It can build up to a fastest speed of over 45mph.

7. Red Fox:


It is a relatively small carnivorous mammal that is yet capable of running speeds of 48mph / 77kmh. You can find them maximum in the United States, Europe, North Africa and Asia.

6. Brown Hare:


Brown Hare is mentioned to be the smallest size of animal but at the same time it has the incredible running speed as well. It is the native to much of Europe and Western Asia. You can take it to be slightly larger than a rabbit. It is a naturally shy animal and is capable of reaching 48mph.

5. Springbok:


It is a medium sized gazelle. They are most of the time commonly found in south and southwestern Africa as it can reach up with the running speeds of up to 50mph / 80kmh.

4. Lion:


Lion is not just the fastest animal but it is the second most common mammal in the world after humans. You can mostly find them in the Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. They can run as speed of up to 50 miles per hour.

3. Blue Wildebeest:


Blue Wildebeest are one of two species of wildebeest. We can mention it as the grazing animal that is usually found in Southern and East Africa. You will mostly going to find this animal to be moving in the large migratory herds and are capable of speeds up to 50mph.

2. Pronghorn Antelope:


It is basically a hoofed mammal as native to North America. It is built for maximum predator evasion as its recorded speed has been found to be varying from 40-57mph.

1. Cheetah:


At the first we have the name of Cheetah who is known out to be the member of cat family. This animal is mentioned at the top as being the world’s fastest animals. This animal has the capacity to run at the speed as in between 70-75 miles per hour. Hencecheetah can run at this speed for up to 1,500 feet that has been all the way recorded accelerating from 0-60mph in just 3 seconds.


  1. Bryce November 21, 2016 at 1:35 am - Reply

    Caribou can run 50 mph.
    They are not extinct yet. Why do people always forget about the poor caribou.

  2. Amanda D May 21, 2017 at 3:43 pm - Reply

    before reading your post, I suggest Cheetah is the fastest animal. thanks great.

  3. Zera June 5, 2017 at 11:12 pm - Reply

    I think Zebra also one of the fastest mammals in the world as well. Why you not list it in this list?

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