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How Fast Do You Think These Animals Can Run?

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog...BUT HOW QUICK??

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

Source: speedofanimals.com.

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