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Top 10 Fastest Mammals In The World

Lets have a look at the 10 fastest mammals in the world, Since our childhood we have grown up watching Animal Planet, Discovery Channel and the National Geographic channels which gave us a wondrous account of the magnificent wildlife in existence today. The world has come a long way since the 90s and with the advancement of technology, wildlife enthusiasts have taken to giving much more detailed information about the untamed creatures which roam our planet.

Now, one of the most comprehensive and wondrous lists are of the fastest animals in the world, and more importantly, the fastest mammals in the world. Typically birds are the fastest, but when it comes to the land, who are the ones who can reach breakneck speed in order to avoid pursuit or hunting reasons?

10. African Wild Dog

African Wild Dog - Fastest Mammals

One of the lesser known species which is already considered endangered, the African Wild Dog is a small, but agile animal famously called ‘Hunting Dogs’ as well. How do they differ from normal dogs? Their ears are much more larger and they have four toes on each foot instead of five. These small but quick dog species can run at a speed of 35 miles per hour upto a distance of 3 miles, which is incredible stamina even for a dog. It is also a technique to wear down their prey before launching an attach. The African Wild Dog species are known to hit top speeds pf upto 44 miles per hour recorded in hunting pursuits.



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