Contrary to appearances, it is not a cheetah, but a peregrine falcon that is the fastest animal in the world. The peregrine falcon reaches a speed of 350 km/h (217 mph) in a diving flight.
The record speed of diving flight (diving) was 389 km/h (241 mph). However, in horizontal flight, the Peregrine Falcon is not the fastest. More on this topic can be found in the article – TOP 10 fastest birds.