Could Usain Bolt beat an aardvark?

It's the question on everyone's lips as the Rio Olympics draw to a close - Could Usain Bolt beat an aardvark over 100m?

Fortunately we've done the hard work for you and put together a list of animals you're likely to encounter on one of our safaris as well as what we reckon their 100m time might be...and compared them to the mighty Bolt:

Peregrine Falcon 0.93
Spur-winged Goose 2.54
Cheetah 2.98
Ostrich 3.73
Springbok 4.09
Wildebeest 4.47
Lion 4.47
Wild Dog 5.07
Zebra 5.63
Hyena 6.00
Giraffe 6.92
Aardvark 8.57
Elephant 9.00
(Usain Bolt 9.58)
Black Mamba 15.65
Tortoise 1200.00

Posted by: Alex

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