Fast and Furious in the Animal Kingdom
The movie Fast and Furious is all about Cars, Speed, and Action. What will happen if the speed of animals is being considered as surviving factor in the movie when it is released with the ANIMAL KINGDOM and the storyline goes around the fastest animals on earth. Normally it is advised to us that we should drive our vehicle between 40 to 60 kmph. However, on highways, the speed is set above the standard limit and reaches up to 130kmph in some countries. ” Fast and furious in the animal kingdom ” article will give you a brief intro about those creatures which are born with extreme flexibility and aerodynamics to achieve the highest speed as compared to their opponents and their other close relatives.
1.FASTEST BIRD- PEREGRINE FALCON -MAXIMUM SPEED 389 kmph.
When it comes to speed, the Peregrine Falcon beats up all other superstars in the track as it reaches up to the breathtaking record of 389 kmph which gives a toe to toe competition to the very famous racing car KOENIGSEGG CCR. Although this speed is the dive speed of the bird during a hunt and thus the sudden attack on their prey gives no time to escape.
2. FASTEST DOG- GREYHOUND -MAXIMUM SPEED- 70 kmph
Greyhounds are famous racer dog breed which is heavily used in Dog racing tournaments. These dogs have long bones, big heart size, more muscles and thin shape makes them more athletic as compared to their relative dogs.
3. FASTEST INVERTEBRATE- HORSEFLY- MAXIMUM SPEED-145 kmph
The horsefly is the fastest flying insect known until now, the male horsefly can reach up to of 145 kmph when chasing a female during the heat.
4. FASTEST FISH – BLACK MARLIN – MAXIMUM SPEED -145 kmph
The speed of a submarine is around 60 kmph while this giant 750 kgs fish can swim with a super speed of 145 kmph. The world record for the fastest motorboat speed is 511.12 kmph as of July 2018 but unfortunately, this speed is above the water surface while the Water Speed King BLACK MARLIN is still the champ under water.
5. FASTEST HERBIVORE -PRONGHORN-MAXIMUM SPEED- 88.5 kmph
Pronghorn is considered to be the 2nd fastest land animal after cheetah, and the fastest mammal in North America. Their tendency to maintain the maximum speed even longer than cheetah is due to their large heart, lung and windpipe.
6. FASTEST LAND ANIMAL- CHEETAH- MAXIMUM SPEED- 120 kmph
Cheetah is known for its speed and how it reaches to 110 kmph just in first 3 seconds of its run is extraordinary. This extremely high speed where Cheetah goes from 0 – 110 kmph in just 3 seconds is nearly similar to the world’s fastest car Koenigsegg Agera RS(visit their website) (2018 data) that touches the speed 0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) in 2.8 seconds.
7. FASTEST REPTILE – CENTRAL BEARDED DRAGON- MAXIMUM SPEED- 40 kmph
This Reptile right here is the fastest and have the maximum speed of 40 kmph that is similar to the standard economic speed( Click the link to get amazing tips for enhancing your vehicle’s average) for bikes in various countries.
There are various bikes and cars present right now and many have been under development stages. Companies are trying various efforts to beat the previous speed records. But nature is nature, reaching 110 kmph in just 3 seconds is still unbeatable.