The world’s fastest mammals

Mammals are warm-blooded vertebrate animals that have milk-producing mammary glands that they use to feed their offspring are currently known 5390 species. The science that studies mammals is called teriology, mastozoology or mamiferology.

They move at high speeds

Not even the fastest human could reach these beautiful animals that can travel distances from 60 kilometers per hour.

Although Warner Bros repeatedly sold us the idea that coyotes are silly and slow animals this is absolutely false because coyotes are one of the fastest mammals that can reach speeds of up to 65 kilometers per hour and like the wolves hunt in herds.

The horse despite being domesticated by man in the wild can reach a speed of 70 kilometers per hour.

Thomson’s gazelle is one of the most agile and elegant mammals formed large herds that mostly place near some water source and owe their name to the ScotJoseph Thomson explorer who discovered them in the 19th century can reach a speed of 80 km Etros per hour.

The American berrendo or antelope can maintain a constant speed of 80 kilometers per hour so it becomes a difficult prey to catch possess a characteristic element that is a white spot around the neck and is present in female males and young the hair in that area is bristled when the animal senses any danger.

The squirrel of the Carolinas is very small but fast enough to run away from humans who do not want them much because they have a reputation for being destructive can reach a speed of 90 kilometers per hour, in Spain it is forbidden to have it as a pet and in States is ranked among the 100 most harmful animals.  The eastern grey kangaroo can travel from 50 km/h to 80km/h.

The world’s fastest mammals
Source: Education  
July 31, 2019

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