Cougars can reach speeds of up to 50 mph over short distances, but they cannot keep up such speeds for long. For longer travel, they average a speed of about 10 mph. More »

The fastest a bobcat can run at short distances is 30 mph. Apart from its speed, this nocturnal feline also uses stealth as a means to take on a wide variety of animals as prey, including larger ones such as an adult dee... More »

According to the Mountain Lion Foundation, mountain lions, also known as cougars and panthers, can sprint at speeds up to 50 mph. Over longer distances, they are able to maintain a pace of 10 mph. More »

A study published in 2013 established an individual top cheetah speed of 59 mph. The fastest cheetah, appropriately named Ferrari, ran on a flat track-like surface through vegetation. More »

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The jaguar can run at speeds of between 50 and 65 miles per hour. Although this animal can reach incredible speeds, it cannot maintain them for long. More »

Quarter horses that are bred specifically for running short distances can reach speeds of 50 mph, whereas thoroughbred horses, which are bred for running and not racing speed, can reach speeds of approximately 40 mph. So... More »

A domestic cat is able to reach speeds of 30 miles per hour, but they can only sustain this speed for short distances. Part of the reason they are good sprinters is because they spend a great deal of time sleeping, which... More »

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