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www.speedofanimals.com/animals/bottlenose_dolphin

Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus top speed 35 km/h feels like 21 km/h California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus top speed 21.6 km/h feels like 17.7 km/h Common Octopus Octopus vulgaris top speed 40 km/h feels like 96 km/h Emperor penguin Aptenodytes forsteri top speed 7.5 km/h feels like 11.2 km/h King penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus top ...

blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2014/01/23/the-secret-to-dolphins-swimming-speeds

Although they reached a speed of only 8.3 mph, the dolphins exerted 5.4 kilowatts of power, more than enough to explain their top swimming speed without invoking any hydrodynamic Houdini (and that ...

www.newscientist.com/article/dn13553-dolphins-swim-so-fast-it-hurts

Dolphins swim so fast it hurts. ... The theoretical top speed of dolphins and tuna is unknown, however, as the animals’ intrinsic power and maximum “tail beating rate” is unknown.

www.answers.com/Q/What_is_a_dolphins_top_speed

What is the top speed a bottle-nosed dolphin can reach? Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) normally idle around at about 5-11 kph, but when hunting can reach speeds of 29-35 kph.

www.reference.com/pets-animals/fast-can-dolphins-swim-896c44096542cc7a

The most common dolphin species, the bottlenose dolphin, has a top speed of 21.7 miles per hour. The fastest member of the dolphin family is the killer whale, which can reach speeds of more than 30 miles per hour. Dolphins' streamlined bodies are built for fast swimming, and their strong flukes and tail fins provide excellent propulsion.

www.answers.com/Q/What_is_a_Dolphin's_top_speed

The dolphin fish is a medium-size ocean fish that looks as if it swam full speed into a brick wall, and smushed its nose until it looks flat. It is blue on top and yellow on the bottom, and ...

animals.mom.me/speed-dolphin-vs-orca-5808.html

The speed at which dolphins and orcas can fly through the sea seems incredible for animals of their size. We tend to think of orcas as whales, but these creatures are actually a member of the dolphin family, which contains a large variety of different species. Perhaps the most familiar to most people is the bottlenose ...

a-z-animals.com/animals/river-dolphin

The Amazon river dolphin (Boto or Pink river dolphin) is found in the Amazon river and the joining rivers, with the Amazon river dolphin being the largest species of freshwater dolphin. The Amazon river dolphin feeds on crabs, fish and catfish and is rarely hunted by animals other than humans.

hypertextbook.com/facts/2001/BarrymoreJoseph.shtml

The books all gave me about the same number for the speed of a dolphin. Much to my disbelief, many dolphins can swim just just as fast or even faster than many boats. Also I was surprised that there were so many books and web sites on this topic. Doing this project was not as much trouble as I expected it to be.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thunder_Dolphin

Thunder Dolphin's 1,066.8 metres (3,500 ft) long course passes through both a hole in the LaQua building, and through the Big-O, the world's first centerless Ferris wheel. Thunder Dolphin has a maximum speed of 130 kilometres per hour (81 mph). An ascending train at Thunder Dolphin.