Worm-like single-celled Spirostomum ambiguum is able to move with a speed up to 724 km/h.Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) called the fastest creature on our planet. It appeared to be worm-like, single-celled Spirostomum ambiguum, reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
This inhabitant of fresh water with a length of only 4 mm is the simplest locomotion using cilia and contractions of the torso. Spirostomum ambiguum can move with a speed up to 724 km/h.
While scientists don’t know, making a simple able to develop such a speed. Realizing this, the researchers hope to create a miniature high-speed robots.