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How fast is 12 miles per hour?
It's about four-fifths as fast as a Bull
The speed of a Bull is about 15 miles per hour.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
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It's about seven-tenths as fast as Noah Ngeny
The speed of Noah Ngeny is about 16.950 miles per hour.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
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It's about three-fifths as fast as Flo-Jo
The speed of Flo-Jo is about 20.960 miles per hour.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)
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It's about half as fast as Usain Bolt
The speed of Usain Bolt is about 23 miles per hour.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008) (a.k.a. Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D.) (sprinter; 1986-)
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It's about half as fast as Michael Johnson
The speed of Michael Johnson is about 23.150 miles per hour.
(a.k.a. Michael Duane Johnson) (sprinter; 1967-) (at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996)
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It's about two times as fast as a Crocodile
The speed of a Crocodile is about 6 miles per hour.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
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It's about three times as fast as Michael Phelps
The speed of Michael Phelps is about 4.34520 miles per hour.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)
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It's about one-third as fast as Secretariat
The speed of Secretariat is about 37.60 miles per hour.
(at Belmont Stakes, 1973)
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It's about three-tenths as fast as a Gazelle
The speed of a Gazelle is about 40 miles per hour.
(for Thomson's Gazelle, a.k.a. Eudorcas thomsoni, a.k.a. "Tommie", a.k.a. "Tommy")
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It's about three-tenths as fast as a Hare
The speed of a Hare is about 40 miles per hour.
(for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)
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It's about one-fourth as fast as a Greyhound
The speed of a Greyhound is about 45 miles per hour.
(a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)
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It's about four times as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan)
The speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is about 2.90 miles per hour.
(Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)
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It's about one-fifth as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball)
The speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is about 67 miles per hour.
(a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)
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It's about one-fifth as fast as a Cheetah
The speed of a Cheetah is about 68.650 miles per hour.
(Acinonyx jubatus)
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It's about one-fifth as fast as a Hurricane
The speed of a Hurricane is about 74 miles per hour.
(formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)
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