Scientists have named the fastest creature on the planet – news ZIK.UA

Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) called the fastest creature on our planet. The champion was a single-celled worm-like inhabitant of the rivers.

This inhabitant of fresh water with a length of only 4 mm is a simple, moves with cilia and contractions of the torso, reports vokrugsveta.

Вчені назвали найшвидшу істоту на планеті – новини ZIK.UA

Spirostomum ambiguum can move with a speed up to 724 km/h.

Researchers still don’t know, making the simplest possible to reach such a speed.

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