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    Default The Fastest Animal in the World, Faster Than Schumacher

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    The Fastest Animal in the World, Faster Than Schumacher

    I guess You love to watch F1 Racing. F1 car can reach the speed of 370 Kms / hour. I guess Schumacher as the king F1, ever reach that speed when He’s driving.
    But don’t You know that there’s a bird that can fly faster than that?
    The Peregrine Falcon bird can reach the speed of 390 Kms / hour when It’s flying, making them the fastest animal on earth.

    Peregrine Falcon flying

    The Peregrine’s breeding range includes land regions from the Arctic tundra to the Tropics. It can be found nearly everywhere on Earth, except extreme polar regions, very high mountains, and most tropical rainforests; the only major ice-free landmass from which it is entirely absent is New Zealand. This makes it the world’s most widespread bird of prey.Both the English and scientific names of this species mean “wandering falcon”, referring to the migratory habits of many northern populations.

    Peregrine Falcon

    While its diet consists almost exclusively of medium-sized birds, the Peregrine will occasionally hunt small mammals, small reptiles or even insects. It reaches sexual maturity at one year, and mates for life. It nests in a scrape, normally on cliff edges or, in recent times, on tall human-made structures.The Peregrine Falcon became an endangered species in many areas due to the use of pesticides, especially DDT. Since the ban on DDT from the beginning of the 1970s onwards, the populations recovered, supported by large scale protection of nesting places and releases to the wild.




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