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Michael Phelps Vs. Bluefin Tuna. How do Olympians stack up against animal athletes?

Michael Phelps Vs. Bluefin Tuna. How do Olympians stack up against animal athletes?

Phelps' maximum speed of about 6 miles per hour has earned him 14 Olympic gold medals. But a bluefin tuna, which can be found off of the coast of Long Island , can swim at speeds up to 60 miles per hour. Bolt, clocks in at a remarkable 28 miles per hour over 110 yards. Meanwhile, a cheetah can run 71 mph over 300 yards. Even if Bolt were to come close, cheetahs make fast and abrupt turns while hunting prey in the African desert. Known for his speed and agility, Federer darts back and forth across a 36-foot court during matches. But White-handed Gibbons are considered the fastest and most agile primates, throwing themselves up to 50 feet between branches in the rainforest. Though they are incredibly in synch, the choreography that synchronized divers use to guide their jumps cannot compare to a flock of migratory birds , which is guided by the Earth's magnetic fields. Hummi...

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