The champion was a single-celled worm-like inhabitant of the rivers.
Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) called the fastest creature on our planet.
This inhabitant of fresh water with a length of only 4 mm is the simplest locomotion using cilia and contractions of the torso.
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Spirostomum ambiguum can move with a speed up to 724 km/h.
Researchers still don’t know, making a simple able to develop such a speed.
As reported by “Around the world. Ukraine”, a prehistoric bony fish set a speed record.