Fastest animal on land – over long distances
Pronghorn, Antilocapra americana
56 kilometre(s) per hour
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The North American pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) is the fastest land animal when measured steadily over a long distance. These antelope-like ungulates have been observed to travel continuously at 56 kilometres (35 miles) per hour for as far as 6.6 kilometres (4.1 miles). They are found in western USA, south-western Canada and parts of northern Mexico.