The Amur Leopard is one of the rarest felines in the world. They are speedy creatures able to run up to 35 miles per hour, faster than Usain Bolt!
Whether they run, fly or swim, some animals move incredibly fast to either escape predators or hunt other animals.
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The Bengal Tiger, also known as the Indian Tiger, is the most common of all tigers and is a cultural icon.
They might look like a large gentle rabbit, but brown hares are powerful athletes that can reach speeds of 45mph. They’re also famous for their boxing skills!
The cheetah is the fastest land animal in the world, reaching speeds of up to 113km/h. They can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in just 3 seconds.
In the wild hamsters spend most of their time digging and searching for food.
Some hummingbirds are so small, they have been known to be caught by dragonflies and praying mantis, trapped in spider’s webs, snatched by frogs and stuck on thistles.
Most young impala are born around mid-day as this is the safest time to give birth since most of their enemies are resting. Half of newborn are killed by predators within the first few weeks of life.