How Fast Do You Think These Animals Can Run?

To give you some comparison, the record for the fastest human running speed was set by Usain Bolt, who reached about 28 mph in the 100-meter dash in 2009.

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Will you be able to guess the speeds each of these animals can reach?

Note: answers have been rounded to the nearest whole number.

  1. What's the top speed of a regular ol' domestic cat?
    20 mph
    25 mph
    30 mph
    35 mph
  2. Now, what about a gray fox?
    30 mph
    35 mph
    42 mph
    49 mph
  3. What speed can a white-tailed deer reach?
    25 mph
    30 mph
    35 mph
    40 mph
  4. What do you think a grizzly bear's top speed would be?
    25 mph
    28 mph
    35 mph
    40 mph
  5. What about a brown bear?
    11 mph
    30 mph
    22 mph
    37 mph
  6. What's the fastest a giraffe's long legs can take it?
    32 mph
    38 mph
    45 mph
    48 mph
  7. Let's talk about literal horsepower: what's a horse's top speed?
    50 mph
    55 mph
    61 mph
    65 mph
  8. And, of course, we can't leave out the fastest animal: the cheetah. What's that powerhouse's top speed?
    67 mph
    75 mph
    80 mph
    83 mph


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