8 of the Fastest Land Animals In The World

By Manish Choudhary

The cheetah is widely known as the fastest land animal, capable of reaching speeds up to 75 miles per hour (120 kilometers per hour)

1. Cheetah

Pronghorns are native to North America and can reach speeds of around 55 miles per hour (88 kilometers per hour). 

2. Pronghorn Antelope

Native to southern Africa, springboks can reach speeds of up to 55 miles per hour (88 kilometers per hour).  

3. Springbok

Both the blue wildebeest and black wildebeest can run at speeds of around 50 miles per hour (80 kilometers per hour).  

4. Wildebeest

Lions are powerful predators and can run at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour (80 kilometers per hour) for short distances.  

5. Lion

Native to eastern Africa, Thomson's gazelles can reach speeds of around 50 miles per hour (80 kilometers per hour).  

6. Thomson's Gazelle

Greyhound is one of the fastest dog breeds and can reach speeds of up to 45 miles per hour (72 kilometers per hour). 

7. Greyhound

They can reach speeds of up to 55 miles per hour (88 kilometers per hour) for short distances. 

8. Quarter Horse