Trivia: What birds of prey are the fastest animals in the world?
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Correct Answer: Peregrine falcons
So why is this answer correct? : Peregrine falcons can reach speeds of over 200 miles per hour, making them the fastest members of the animal kingdom. There are 16 subspecies of peregrine falcons worldwide. They primarily feed on other birds, such as ducks, songbirds, and shorebirds.