The fastest animal in the air and in the world is the peregrine falcon: able to dive 240 mph or about 286 km per hour.



The fastest land animal is the cheetah: sprinting at 112–120 km per hour or 70–75 mph. They can only run for a short period though.



The fastest fish are the marlin and the sailfish(50 mph(80 km per hour), 68 mph(109 km per hour), respectively.



The shortfin mako shark is the fastest shark species, reaching up to speeds of 60 mph or 97 km per hour.



The fastest baleen whale is the sei whale reaching speeds of 23 mph or 37 km per hour



The fastest cetaceans are the killer whale and pilot whales reaching up to 30 mph or 48 km per hour.



The fastest canine is the greyhound reaching up to 45 miles per hour or 72 km per hour.



The fastest reptile is the bearded dragon, reaching up to 40 km per hour or 25 mph.



The fastest snake is the black mamba, reaching up to 23 km per hour or 14 mph.