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Corrections to The Big Book of Animal Records by Annette Tison and Talus Taylor

ANIMAL SPEEDS

1. Peregrine falcon (diving): 112 mph

2. Goosander: 71 mph

3. Raven: 56 mph

4. Cheetah: 50 mph

5. Pronghorn: 45 mph

6. Ostrich: 40 mph

7. Thomson's gazelle: 36 mph

8. Vicuña: 31 mph

9. Magnificent frigatebird: 30 mph

10. European crane: 28 mph

11. Secretary bird: 25 mph

12. Golden eagle: 22 mph

13. Lion: 20 mph

14. Plains zebra: 18 mph

15. Reindeer: 18 mph

16. Blue-footed booby: 18 mph

17. Brown hare: 17 mph

18. Wolf: 15 mph

19. Flying fish (gliding): 15 mph

20. Puma: 12 mph

21. Dragonfly: 12 mph

22. Emperor penguin: 11 mph

23. Indian skimmer: 10 mph

24. Grasshopper: 10 mph

25. Baboon: 9.25 mph

26. Brazilian free-tailed bat: 9 mph

27. Killer whale: 8 mph

28. Butterfly: 8 mph

29. Snowshoe hare: 7 mph

30. Greater horseshoe bat: 6 mph

31. Herring: 5 mph

32. Roadrunner: 5 mph

33. Alpine marmot: 4 2/3 mph

34. Humpback whale: 4 mph

35. Ermine: 3.5 mph

36. Sphinx moth: 3 mph

37. Smalltooth sawfish: 2 2/3 mph

38. Black mamba: 2.25 mph

39. Egyptian giant solifugid: 2 mph

40. Cape golden mole: 2 mph

41. Krill: 0.5 mph

42. Savi's pygmy shrew: 0.375 mph

43. Scallop: 1/6 mph

44. African rock python: 0.125 mph

45. Alpine black salamander: 0.0625 mph

46. Edible snail: 20 ft per hour

WINGSPANS

1. Wandering albatross: 11.5 ft.

2. Andean condor: 11 ft.

3. Marabou stork: 10 ft.

4. Bearded vulture: 9.5 ft.

5. Great white pelican: 8 ft.

6. Sarus crane: 8 ft.

7. Golden eagle: 7 ft.

8. Whooper swan: 6.5 ft.

9. Blue-footed booby: 5 ft.

10. Raven: 4.5 ft.

11. Giant golden-crowned flying fox: 4.5 ft.

12. Alpine swift: 1.75 ft.

13. White witch moth: 11 in.

THE LARGEST MAMMALS

1. Blue whale: 110 tons

2. African elephant: 6 tons

3. Giraffe: 1,800 lbs.

4. Tiger: 660 lbs.

5. Red kangaroo: 220 lbs.

6. Giant anteater: 66 lbs.

7. European hare: 13 lbs.

8. Bismarck flying fox: 1 lb.

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