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What is the fastest marine mammal?

Question #148343. Asked by unclerick.
Last updated Mar 16 2021.
Originally posted Mar 16 2021 3:41 PM.

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Delphinus delphis a.k.a. the common dolphin. It reaches speeds of 60 km/h (37 mph).
In an Olympic sprint, the common dolphin would have some stiff competition, with the orca and Dell's porpoise hot on their heels, reaching maximum speeds of 56 km/h (34.8 mph) and 55 km/h (34.17 mph) respectively.

link https://www.auroraexpeditions.com.au/blog/olympic-swimmers-of-the-animal-kingdom/

Mar 16 2021, 5:49 PM
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